Two UN Workers Shot Dead in Iraq

Published June 28th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Two workers from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) were shot dead in an attack on its Baghdad headquarters on Wednesday, UN officials said. 

"An armed man burst into the FAO headquarters in Baghdad and killed two workers before being overpowered by Iraqi authorities," a UN official told AFP. 

"One of the workers killed was an Iraqi and the other a foreigner," the official said, specifying neither the attacker's motives nor the foreigner's nationality - BAGHDAD (AFP) 


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