India calls for special measures to protect peacekeepers from IED hazards

Arul Louis(IANS) –   India has asked the UN to take special measures to protect peacekeepers from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) that are a major hazard for the Blue Helmets. “We should have dedicated counter-IED resources for missions facing such threats,” India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin told the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations on Monday. […]