Haiti, Côte d'Ivoire, Darfur — 30 March-5 April 2011
A member of the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti was killed 30 March 2011 while on patrol.
An information analyst with UNOCI, Côte d'Ivoire, was killed by a stray bullet 31 March 2011.
A peacekeeper with UNAMID, in Darfur, was killed 5 April 2011, after being abducted.
On 30 March 2011, Captain Sultan Al Shraah of Jordan, a member of the police contingent of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), was killed on patrol in the capital, Port-au-Prince.
On 30 March 2011, Charles Uy from the Philippines, working with MONUSCO, died in a traffic accident in Entebbe (Uganda), where the UN has a logistics base.
On 31 March, Zahra Abidi of Sweden died after being hit by a stray bullet in Abidjan, the strife-torn commercial capital of Côte d'Ivoire. She was an information analyst with the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI).
On 5 April, a group of armed men ambushed a patrol from the Joint United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur. The blue helmets returned fire, killing one of the attackers, but the attackers managed to carjack a UNAMID vehicle containing three peacekeepers. Two of the three were later released, but the third was killed.
Zahra Abidi (Sweden), Information Analyst, UN Mission in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI)
Captain Sultan Al Shraah (Jordan), Police Contingent, UN Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)
Isatu Bangura (Sierra Leone), Police Adviser, UNAMID
Charles Uy (Philippines) MOVCON Assistant, MONUSCO