US aircraft shot at in South Sudan: sources

December 21, 2013 12:43 pm
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Civilians gather outside the UNMISS compound in Bor, the cpital of Jonglei state, South Sudan on December 18, 2013/AFP
Civilians gather outside the UNMISS compound in Bor, the cpital of Jonglei state, South Sudan on December 18, 2013/AFP
KAMPALA, Dec 21 – A US military aircraft was shot at in South Sudan Saturday, diplomatic and Ugandan military sources told AFP.

A diplomatic source, who was briefed on the situation, said some US military personnel were injured in the shooting in Bor, the rebel-held capital of Jonglei state.

“The reports were are getting is that it was an American aircraft that was shot at,” Ugandan military spokesman Colonel Paddy Ankunda said.

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