South Sudan fends off attempted coup

President Kiir accuses ousted vice president for plot to overthrow government of new and oil rich state.

    A curfew is in place in South Sudan's capital, Juba, after fighting broke out between rival army factions.

    President Salva Kiir says renegade soldiers, led by the ousted vice-president, tried to overthrow his government.

    Al Jazeera Azhar Sukri has the latest.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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