Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) soldiers loyal to rebel leader Riek machar sit in vehicle at the airport in Juba on April 20, 2016. AFP / CARL DE SOUZA
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Gunmen attacked the vice president's convoy in South Sudan Tuesday and wounded three of his bodyguards, a government official said, underscoring worsening insecurity in the oil-rich nation.The warring sides signed an internationally-backed peace deal in 2015 and Machar was again sworn in as vice president, only for a new round of warfare to erupt that forced Machar to flee Juba in July last year.Kiir subsequently replaced Machar with Deng Gai, a former chief opposition negotiator who broke ranks with Machar but was not able to persuade a large number of rebels to follow suit.
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