Kenya Airways said on Sunday it was suspending flights to South Sudan’s capital Juba after fighting between government & opposition broke out on Thursday. BBC reports that over 250 people have lost their lives since Thursday.
We wish to advise our guests that we have suspended flights to Juba, South Sudan due to uncertain security situation.
— Kenya Airways (@KenyaAirways) July 10, 2016
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country on Twitter said that a “heavily armed exchange” took place near its base at about 8:30 a.m on Sunday.
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Gunshots, heavily armed exchange UN House area once again; going on now since approx. 08:25 @unmissmedia
— UNMISS (@unmissmedia) July 10, 2016