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UN Workers Killed at UN Compound in Mazar-e-Sharif

Published: 04-01-11

Officials report that UNAMA offices in Mazar-e-Sharif came under attack 1 April by an angry mob resulting in the deaths of UN security guards and other Mission staff.

The UN said in a statement that UN personnel had died but that the "situation is still confusing and we are crrently working to ascertain all the facts and take care of all our staff."

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of all those affected by the bloodshed at UNAMA.

News services have given conflicting accounts of the violence, for more information about the attack you can click on one of the following links:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12940014

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/02/world/asia/02afghanistan.html?_r=1&hp

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42376051/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/&GT1=43001