South Sudan troops capture key oil hub Bentiu: Official

AFP , Friday 10 Jan 2014

South Sudanese government troops on Friday recaptured the key northern city of Bentiu from rebel forces, a spokesman said.

"Bentiu now is under our control," said presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny.

Bentiu is the capital of the oil-rich Unity State, and was one of two cities under rebel control.

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