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UN chief says peacekeeper killed as Sudan base shelled

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Shells hit a United Nations base in Sudan's troubled South Kordofan state on Friday killing one Ethiopian peacekeeper and wounding two others, officials said. 

A handout picture released by the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) shows vehicles in the disputed district of Abyei, on May 25, 2013. A peacekeeper was killed and two others were wounded as shells hit a United Nations base in Sudan's troubled South Kordofan, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said.

Residents suspect stray fire hit the base and that anti-government rebels had targeted a football stadium to be used for a regional tournament starting on Tuesday.

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