U.S. Marines Sent to Evacuate More Americans
After rebels attacked an evacuation aircraft on Dec. 21, injuring four United Nations soldiers, about 150 U.S. Marines flew from Spain to Djibouti then to Uganda. The U.S. military's Africa Command said on Dec. 23 that it was positioning the Marines to respond to violence while they assist with the evacuations. About a couple hundred Americans are still in South Sudan.
(Photo: AP Photo/WFP, George Fominyen)
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