UN Chief's 'Outrage' As Peacekeepers Killed in Ivory Coast

Seven UN peacekeepers from Niger have been killed in an ambush in southwestern Ivory Coast, the UN has said.

Seven UN peacekeepers from Niger have been killed in an ambush in southwestern Ivory Coast, the UN has said.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said he was "saddened and outraged" by the deaths, in an attack near the border with Liberia.

UN peacekeepers were deployed to Ivory Coast in 2004 to help end the country's civil war and have stayed through the country's recent political crisis.