Chinese military dispatches team to South Sudan

Xinhua News Agency


Chinese military sent a team to Juba, capital of South Sudan, on Wednesday to recover the bodies of two Chinese peacekeepers killed in Sunday's attack.

Led by a senior Defense Ministry official, the team was joined by Foreign Ministry personnel, military personnel and medical staff.

On Sunday local time, two UN peacekeepers from China were killed and five others injured when the armored vehicle carrying them was hit by a shell in Juba.