Ugandan army enters S. Sudan to evacuate citizens

Displaced residents take shelter at the UN compound in the Tomping area of South Sudan's capital Juba on July 11, 2016A heavily-armed Ugandan military convoy crossed into South Sudan on Thursday to evacuate citizens trapped by recent fighting in the capital Juba, an AFP reporter at the border said. “We plan to go to Juba to extract 3,000 Ugandans stranded by fighting, but that number may grow as we will evacuate anyone who wants to leave of any nationality,” said army chief Brigadier Leopold Kyanda. “Juba is totally peaceful and calm now and we do not expect any problems.

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