Two Kenyans killed in Juba, Uhuru orders KDF rescue

PHOTO | ROBERT GICHIRA Kenyans board an Air Force plane at Juba International Airport, South Sudan, which arrived to evacuate them on December 21, 2013.

What you need to know:

  • Regional countries launch major diplomatic offensive to save world’s newest republic from implosion
  • The President issued the orders yesterday as it emerged that at least 1,600 Kenyans are still stranded in the restive South Sudan, but thousands of others have made their way out through Uganda.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered the military to evacuate Kenyans trapped in South Sudan, as the government confirmed that at least two Kenyans had died and six others injured in the deepening crisis.

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