At least 56 rebels killed in weekend fighting in S Sudan - army

2016-10-17 21:05


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Malakal - At least 56 rebels and four government soldiers were killed over the weekend as heavy clashes erupted in northeastern South Sudan, an army spokesman said Monday.

"The dead bodies of the rebels confirmed after count was 56 ... on our side we lost four SPLA fighters and twenty were wounded," said Sudan People's Liberation Army spokesman Brigadier General Lul Ruai Koang.

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