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South Sudan imposes curfew after "attempted coup"

By Reuters | Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:40 PM
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* President blames supporters of sacked deputy

* Thousands take shelter at U.N. bases in capital

* South Sudan has struggled since 2011 independence

By Carl Odera

JUBA, Dec 16 (Reuters) - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir declared a curfew in the capital Juba on Monday after overnight clashes between rival factions of soldiers that he said were triggered by an "attempted coup".

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