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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, January 13, 2010

14 U.N. personnel killed, 150 missing in Haiti

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. says 14 U.N. personnel were killed when an earthquake decimated Haiti’s capital and 150 are still unaccounted for, including the mission chief.

U.N. officials say 56 others were injured; seven who were seriously hurt have been evacuated from the country.
U.N. peacekeeping chief Alain Le Roy told a news conference Wednesday that the fatalities include 13 peacekeepers — 10 Brazilians and three Jordanians — and a Haitian civilian working for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the country.
He stressed that these were only confirmed fatalities and the number of U.N. dead “at the end will be much higher — it’s obvious.”