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Key military installations in Jonglei state's Bor county came under heavy attack on Tuesday, forcing out hundreds of soldiers loyal to South Sudanese president Salva Kiir's government to flee.
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In this handout image provided by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, taken on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, a United Nation soldier stands guard as civilians arrive at the UNMISS compound adjacent to Juba International Airport to take refuge.
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At least 66 people, including two Ugandans, have been killed in the ongoing fighting that followed an attempted coup in South Sudan's capital, Juba, medical and military officials said on Tuesday, as random shooting persisted.
The United States ordered non-emergency government personnel to leave South Sudan and suspended normal operations at its embassy there Tuesday as political and social unrest continued to confront the fledgling African nation.
A United Nations soldier stands guard as civilians arrive at the UNMISS compound adjacent to Juba International Airport to take refuge, Dec. 17, 2013.
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President Salva Kiir said in a televised address to the nation that the military had foiled a coup orchestrated by "a group of soldiers allied with the former vice president."
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A dissident Ugandan General has sensationally claimed that long serving Uganda ruler Yoweri Museveni was willing to offer two million Ugandans to vote in favour of South Sudan's independence from Sudan.
In this Oct. 21, 2013 file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder listens to a speech after of his remarks during the Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.
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An Associated Press reporter saw heavily armed soldiers patrolling the streets of Juba early Monday amid sporadic gunfire emerging from Juba's main army barracks.
Gunshots rang out through the night in South Sudan's capital Juba and blasts could be heard on Monday morning, said a Reuters witness in the city, where political tension has been high since President Salva Kiir fired his deputy in July.
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