(FILES) A file aerial view taken on November 6, 2009 shows the town of Malakal. AFP PHOTO/PETER MARTELL
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South Sudan's military Friday accused the Sudanese government of aiding a new rebel offensive in the southern country where oil fields are now threatened by fresh fighting.The general, Johnson Oloni, had previously been a member of the government's military alliance against rebel forces loyal to former South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar, whose fighters control some parts of South Sudan and are pushing to seize oil fields.South Sudan's military later said the rebels had been repulsed but acknowledged fighting is ongoing in nearby counties.
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