At least 36 UN staff members confirmed dead in Haiti quake: UN

10:07, January 15, 2010      

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At least 36 UN staff members were confirmed dead in the devastating earthquake which struck Haiti on Tuesday, a spokesman for the UN mission in Haiti told reporters here Thursday.

Speaking to reporters via video link from Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, David Wimhurst, a senior official with the UN mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), said among the dead were four police officers, 19 military personnel and 13 civilian staff members.

Source: Xinhua
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