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29 killed in South Sudan clashes

Nov 12, 2014    

Juba, Nov 11 (IANS/EFE) At least 29 people were killed in clashes between the South Sudan army and rebel militia groups led by the country's former Vice President Riek Machar, according to Southern Sudanese Armed Forces spokesman Philip Aguer.Among those killed were 24 rebels and five army soldiers, Aguer said at a press conference in Juba Monday.In addition, Aguer blamed the rebels for launching attacks in the north-east, near the Sudan border.Aguer said the army repelled the attack, capturing two rebels and seizing assorted weaponry before the Machar militias withdrew to the north, leaving t...

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