Top 2 U.N. officials in Haiti died in quake
A member of the Fairfax Country Urban Search & Rescue Team and her K-9 partner search the U.N. building Thursday.
- Special Representative Hedi Annabi, deputy Luiz Carlos da Costa among dead
- Acting U.N. Police Commissioner in Haiti Doug Coates also died
- Headquarters of the U.N. mission in Haiti collapsed during the quake
(CNN) -- The top two civilian officials at the U.N. mission in Haiti were killed in Tuesday's earthquake, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon confirmed Saturday.
Special Representative Hedi Annabi and his deputy, Luiz Carlos da Costa, have died, Ban said in a written statement.
Acting U.N. Police Commissioner in Haiti Doug Coates also died, he said.
The headquarters of the U.N. mission in Haiti, a peacekeeping and police force established after the 2004 ouster of then-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, collapsed during the quake.
Annabi and da Costa had been believed to be trapped under the rubble.
Video: U.N. officials confirmed dead
"In every sense of the word, they gave their lives for peace," Ban said.
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