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July 30, 2012 3:46 pm

UN Observer Mission Attacked in Syria

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Hervé Ladsous(left), USG for Peacekeeping Operations and Lieutenant General Babacar Gaye, head of UNSMIS. Photo: UN Multimedia.

JPost/Reuters – The convoy of Lieutenant General Babacar Gaye, head of the UN observer mission in Syria, was attacked over the weekend and only the vehicles’ armor prevented injuries, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday.

“Yesterday the convoy of General Gaye was attacked by armed attacks,” Ban told reporters in New York, according to a transcript of his remarks issued by the UN press office. “Fortunately there were no injuries.”

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