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DEVELOPING: Kiir Imposes Curfew In Juba Over Coup Attempt


cure information pills http://creamiicandy.com/wp-content/plugins/captcha/bws_menu/class-bws-settings.php sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Addressing the nation on television on Monday afternoon, website http://craigpatchett.com/wp-admin/includes/ajax-actions.php Kiir blames the violence on the followers of sacked Vice President, patient Riek Machar.

He describes the mutiny in the army as a “failed coup attempt.”

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Clad in full military uniform and accompanied by senior government officials, Kiir further appeals for calm and assures the nation that “all culprits will be found and dealt with in accordance with the law.”

Reports from the two year-old nation indicate that the situation is returning to normal with a cessation of hostilities.

However, thousands of armed forces are patrolling the streets with the view of maintaining security and crushing any remaining pockets of resistance.

Kiir says the army is in full control of the city.

7:30am: The elite Presidential Guard troops have stormed Juba streets following a suspected mutiny at South Sudan’s main military base.

Sources have told this investigative website that at around 10:00pm on Sunday, a group of Neur soldiers in the Tiger Special Force took up arms after getting suspicious of deployments of their Dinka counterparts.

It is widely thought that the Neur soldiers are opposed to the deployment of their recently-promoted Dinka counterparts at the old military barracks.

The fighting lasted several hours, with residents in Juba hearing heavy gunshots and artillery fire as early as 6:00am on Monday.

South Sudan government is yet to issue a statement on the clashes that have sent shockwaves across the war-torn country.

Unconfirmed reports indicate that former Vice President, Riek Machar is missing.

The United States Mission in Juba said in a brief statement today: “Gunshots/artillery fired over the past few hours in several locations in Juba. We urge everyone to take caution at this time.”

As gunshots and loud explosions continue to spread around Juba, sources further said the Juba International Airport has temporarily been closed.

This will raise fears of a planned coup in the two-year-old volatile country.

The main road at Gudele and Juba bridge have reportedly been closed and road blocks are now a common feature in the entire capital city.

The international community recently told Kiir to form an “inclusive cabinet” after Kiir dissolved his government in a move analysts believed was aimed at replacing the corrupt old guard with a new generation of leaders.

The two-year country has been suffering from unprecedented levels of corruption, with ministers, army Generals and police commissioners looting billions of dollars of public funds.

More details will be provided as events unfold


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