SA soldiers ambushed, robbed in South Sudan

2014-02-13 09:28
(Picture: AFP)

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Johannesburg - A group of South African soldiers was robbed during a peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, the SA Navy said on Thursday.

"There was no loss of life, but some of their equipment was taken away from them," Captain Jaco Theunissen told Sapa.

He said the troops were in a convoy when they were ambushed on Saturday.

Theunissen was unable to say how many troops were there at the time, and what sort of equipment was stolen.

"We don't want to speculate. We are just waiting for more information from the investigation [team]."

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