Wounded UN Peace Keepers Airlifted to Uganda

One of the severely injured United Nations Peacekeepers in clashes in South Sudan has been airlifted from the volatile capital Juba to Uganda for medical attention.

Chen Ying, help who is part of 850 members of the Chinese National Revolution Army, physician landed at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda on Thursday together with other 43 Chinese nationals who were trapped in South Sudan.

Defense officials issued a statement today afternoon announcing the arrival of the injured and other Chinese nationals.

“Chen Ying of the Chinese army has been airlifted to Entebbe for treatment. 43 other Chinese nationals also arrived at Entebbe airport aboard a chartered plane from Juba, viagra order ” part of the statement said.

On Sunday the UN compound in South Sudan was hit with shells after fighting broke out between soldiers of President Salva Kiir and those of his Vice Riek Machar.

One of the shells hit an armored vehicle which the Chinese army officers under the UN were using to patrol the site.

One of the peace keepers died instantly while five of his other colleagues were seriously injured. The second peace keeper died the next day on Monday.

The Chinese ministry of Defense confirmed both developments in separate statements issued and made available on government affiliated publications.


“The Chinese army is deeply shocked and saddened by the death of our two officers serving under UN in South Sudan. We strongly condemn the attack on our forces,” one of the statements from the Defense ministry seen by ChimpReports said.

The statement also sent out condolence to the family of the slain soldiers who were not named.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of lives. We offer our condolences and sincere consolations to the families of the dead and injured.”

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