India launches virtual memorial wall to honour peacekeepers


  • India has launched a virtual Memorial Wall to honour its soldiers who laid down their lives while serving in UN peacekeeping operations, a precursor to the eventual construction of a permanent memorial wall at the world body’s headquarters proposed by the country.
  • The wall of honour includes details of 161 Indian peacekeepers who were killed in the line of duty in 16 UN Peacekeeping Missions so far. The wall will be hosted on the website of the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations.

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