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Injured Chinese peacekeepers in S.Sudan violence airlifted to Uganda for treatment

Editor: zhangrui 丨CRI

07-14-2016 08:03 BJT

Three Chinese and one Rwandan peacekeeper injured over the weekend during renewed fighting between rival factions of South Sudan's army were airlifted to Uganda on Wednesday for treatment.

The Photo, taken on July 13, shows Chinese peacekeepers injured over the weekend during renewed fighting between rival factions of South Sudan

The Photo, taken on July 13, shows Chinese peacekeepers injured over the weekend during renewed fighting between rival factions of South Sudan's army being airlifted to Uganda for treatment. [Photo: Xinhua]

The peacekeepers were wounded on Sunday after a mortal shell hit their vehicle near the UN compound in the country's capital, Juba.

Sunday's fighting between government troops of President Salva Kiir and forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar also caused the deaths of two Chinese peacekeepers under, as well as at least 271 people.

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