Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Koeans in Somalia

Koeans in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The first main contingent of South Korean soldiers arrived

July 31 to join the 27-nation U.N. peacekeeping coalition here.

About 190 army engineers sang patriotic songs at a brief arrival ceremony at a military

airfield in south Mogadishu that has been the target of several recent mortar and

small arms attacks.

Their arrival aboard a civilian jet brought the total U.N. troops strength in Somalia

to 21,690, official said.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern

CNRP lawmakers beaten

Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".