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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Five soldiers have been killed in a shootout in South Sudan's capital Juba, army and former rebel officials said Friday, in the latest blow to a shaky peace deal.Army spokesman Lul Ruai Koang told reporters that five soldiers loyal to President Salva Kiir were killed and two wounded in the shootout at a checkpoint in the city's Gudele neighborhood.Roman said the shooting began when two vehicles used by Machar's bodyguards were stopped by soldiers. He said two former rebels were also injured in the clash.
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