S.Sudan rebels strike oil-producing state capital - government official

By Reuters | Tue, 18 Feb 2014 07:19 AM

* First attack on major town since ceasefire deal

* Upper Nile is country's main oil producing state

By Carl Odera

JUBA, Feb 18 (Reuters) - South Sudanese rebels attacked the capital of oil-producing Upper Nile state on Tuesday, a spokesman for the regional administration said, the first fighting in a provincial capital since rebels and the government signed a ceasefire in January.


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