The first batch of over 3000 Ugandans who were evacuated from Juba, in South Sudan on Thursday following outbreak of war that broke out last week have successfully crossed into Uganda at Nimule border on Friday afternoon.
Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) spokesperson, Paddy Ankunda confirmed the first batch had been evacuated and that the army would go back to bring more.
The number of those who have been killed or injured is also not known. Media reports indicate scores of people have reportedly been killed and thousands displaced after fighting broke out last week in Juba.
The two leaders however addressed a press conference asking their factions to restrain themselves.
Source: New Vision
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