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Fighting flares again in South Sudan capital after UN demand for restraint

Heavy fighting erupted again in South Sudan’s capital on July 11 a day after the U.N. Security Council told rivals President Salva Kiir and Vice-President Riek Machar to rein in their forces and end days of violence that have left scores dead..

A Reuters witness saw two helicopters overhead firing apparently in the direction of Machar’s political and military headquarters.

Residents reported tanks on the street.

A U.N. official said heavy gunfire had erupted around U.N. bases again…

Source: Fighting flares again in South Sudan capital after UN demand for restraint – AFRICA

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