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Coup attempt in South Sudan

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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (R) addresses a news conference at the Presidential Palace in capital Juba
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (R) addresses a news conference at the Presidential Palace in capital Juba Reuters/Hakim George

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir says he has defeated an attempted coup, closing borders and imposing a dusk-to-dawn curfew until further notice. Kiir blamed the fighting that broke out at a barracks in the capital on Riek Machar, his former vice-president. Earlier this discusses what happened on the streets of Juba.

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