1st peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic; at least 7 hurt in crash after attack

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The United Nations says a peacekeeper has been killed in Central African Republic.

A spokeswoman for the secretary-general said Thursday that the peacekeeper died in a crash after a convoy was attacked in the capital, Bangui.

Vannina Maestracci says at least seven peacekeepers were injured. There was no information yet on the attackers.

The death is the first for a U.N. peacekeeper in Central African Republic.