UN chief condemns shooting down of UN helicopter

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the shooting down of a "clearly marked" UN helicopter by South Sudan's army, which he said killed four Russian crew in the Jonglei state.

In a statement, the UN chief called "on the Government of South Sudan to immediately carry out an investigation and bring to account those responsible for this act."

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemns attack on UN peacekeeping helicopter. Credit: Reuters/Eric Thayer