South Sudan

15 Buses Sent To Evacuate 1,200 Ugandans

click sans-serif;”>The Government of Uganda through UPDF started the evacuation exercise of Ugandans fromdiscount sans-serif;”> South Sudan and by yesterday, over 280 Ugandans had been airlifted to Uganda.

According to sources in the ministry of Information and National Guidance, in a bid to increase the number of people to be evacuated, Government has sent 15 buses to South Sudan which will bring in approximately1, 200 people.

“They will also be provided with relief in form of dry ration, water and medical services,” an inside source said.

Meanwhile, co-ordination centers which include the Ugandan Embassy in Juba, the boarder at Bibia and Entebbe Airport are also being strengthened with relief.

According to the Foreign Affairs ministry spokesperson, Fred Opolot, 128 vehicles have been involved in the evacuation exercise.


More than 900 Ugandans were confirmed to have been sneaked into the country through the Nimule border earlier in the week by the deputy police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango.

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