400-500 reportedly killed in South Sudan Coup Attempt War: UN

Dec. 18, 2013

A United Nations official says between 400 and 500 people have reportedly been killed in clashes following an alleged coup attempt in South Sudan.

UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that between 400 and 500 bodies were reportedly taken to hospitals in the South Sudanese capital Juba in two days of clashes between rival army factions.

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