UPDF used cluster bombs in South Sudan, says UN report

Uganda Chief of Defence Forces Katumba Wamala addresses UPDF soldiers deployed in South Sudan early this year. The UN says cluster bombs were used in UPDF-controlled areas. PHOTO BY DPU.

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Accusation. The United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan says it had “found physical evidence” on the use of cluster munitions in the areas controlled by the UPDF and SPLA.

A new United Nations report on the atrocities of war committed by both South Sudan government forces and rebels loyal to former vice president Riek Machar has sucked the UPDF in the use of cluster bombs in the conflict.


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