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Peacekeepers In Darfur, Delayed In Returning Home, Threaten Mutiny

June 27 2012


Nigerian peacekeepers have threatened to mutiny in western Sudan.

The Nigerians serving with the U.N.-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) will resort to violence unless they are paid and airlifted back home by July 3, reports the Daily Trust (Abuja).

The soldiers delivered their ultimatum to that effect on Monday. Their six-month tour of duty ended on May 26.

The Nigerians complained that their tour had been extended without explanation or provision for their...

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