South Sudanese soldiers, left, attend their trial in the capital Juba, South Sudan Tuesday May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Bullen Chol)
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Thirteen South Sudanese soldiers accused of raping five foreign aid workers and killing their local colleague appeared before a military court Tuesday, a case seen as a test of the government's ability to try war crimes.The attack, one of the worst on aid workers in South Sudan's civil war, occurred on July 11, 2016, as President Salva Kiir's troops won a three-day battle in Juba over opposition forces loyal to ex-Vice President Riek Machar. Witnesses told Reuters that armed men attacked the Terrain Hotel in the capital Juba for several hours.
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