South Sudan Rebels Opened Fire on U.S. Aircraft, Injuring Soldiers

South Sudan Rebels Opened Fire on U.S. Aircraft, Injuring Soldiers

South Sudan Rebels opened fire on U.S. aircraft Saturday, injuring four soldiers and diverting evacuation attempts to local air fields. This is a marked increase in local violence that had been simmering since 2011 when South Sudan declared independence and split from Sudan. Years of civil war led to the split, but past conflicts have […]