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Sep 12, 2019
2:57PM

17 Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan awarded medals for service

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Seventeen Indian peacekeepers deployed with the UN mission in South Sudan have been awarded medals in recognition of their service to the people in the world's youngest country.

They were awarded the UN service medals during a special ceremony at the UN House in Juba.

The Indian police officers have served the UN and the people of South Sudan for almost a year.

Their duties included protecting displaced civilians, community policing and building local police skills.

India is among the largest troop contributing countries in the world to UN peacekeeping missions.

As of March this year, India is the second highest troop contributor to the United Nation Missions, with 2,337 troops deployed in various countries. In addition, India contributes 22 police personnel to the UN Missions.
 

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