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Shooting Erupts in South Sudan Capital

Gunfire erupted in South Sudan’s capital Friday, a day after a shootout between opposing army factions killed five soldiers. Tito Justin, a reporter for VOA’s South Sudan in Focus program, said the shooting appears to be coming from an area near the presidential compound. It began shortly before President Salva Kiir and rebel leader turned-First Vice President Riek Machar were to hold a news conference at the site. There was no immediate word on casualties or who was involved in the...

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