Heavy fighting erupts in S.Sudan near border with Ethiopia

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Published on 11 Aug 2017 View Original

"At 5:00 am, SPLA-IO (Juba faction) forces came under heavy fire in Pagak ... Their main aim was to drive out our forces from the strategic town of Pagak"

NAIROBI, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Heavy fighting erupted on Friday in the South Sudanese town of Pagak near the border with Ethiopia when rebels launched an offensive against government forces, the rebels said.

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