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South Sudan Army Says it has Recaptured Bentiu

South Sudanese government troops have recaptured the town of Bentiu in oil-producing Unity state, army spokesman Philip Aguer told VOA Friday. Government troops retook the town at 2:30 p.m. after a two-hour battle with rebel forces loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar, Aguer said. There was no immediate independent confirmation of the claim. Aguer said the army's next target will be to recapture the capital of Jonglei state, Bor. Bentiu and Bor fell to...

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