Wednesday, June 10, 2009
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UN cancels activities in Peshawar
Updated at: 1530 PST, Wednesday, June 10, 2009
PESHAWAR: The United Nations organizations have cancelled all their activities in Peshawar following the blast at a five-star hotel here last night, Geo News reported Wednesday.
Talking to Geo News here, the UN spokesman said the UN World Food Program was working on the supply of food to the affected people of Malakand; all the employees of the Program were staying at the hotel.
He further said all the three WFP personnel lost their lives in the blast. Also, two employees including a woman of The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) were killed in the blast.
After the blast, the UN suspended its activities for an unspecified period.
Posted by CN at 5:11 AM