Chilean peacekeeper killed in Haiti protest

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SANTIAGO: A Chilean soldier who was part of the UN peacekeeping force in Haiti was shot dead Monday during a violent protest in the Caribbean nation, the mission said. Sergeant Rodrigo Sanhueza was providing security for a military vehicle traveling near the border with the Dominican Republic when the unit encountered a protest and came under fire, the defense ministry said. Sandra Honore, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Haiti, condemned the killing.

AFP

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