Gunmen killed two peacekeepers, one from Jordan and one from Senegal, in an attack on Sunday on a UN patrol in Sudan’s conflict-stricken Darfur, Jordan’s Public Security Directorate said.

“This morning, gunmen in South Darfur opened fire at a UN patrol, killing Jordanian Major Talal Rjub and a Senegalese peacekeeper,” the statement said.

“The United Nations peacekeeping force has informed us of the attack and said it was investigating it,” the statement added without elaborating.