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Gunmen kill seven UN peacekeepers in Sudan

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CAIRO — Gunmen ambushed a United Nations peacekeeping team Saturday in Sudan’s western region of Darfur, killing seven and wounding another 17 in the deadliest ever single attack on the international force in the country. The assault included sustained heavy fire from machine guns and possibly rocket-propelled grenades, a UN spokesman said. Reinforcements later arrived to rescue the wounded, who included two female police advisers . (AP)

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