Chinese peacekeepers continue missions after deadly shell attack

Source
China Military Online
Editor
Yao Jianing
Time
2016-07-12

南苏丹国内军事冲突11日依然激烈,中国维和人员坚守阵地,继续执行维和任务。

JUBA, July 12 (ChinaMil) -- Facing the still fierce military confrontation in South Sudan on July 11, the Chinese peacekeepers continued to perform peacekeeping missions.

中国赴南苏丹维和步兵营一名维和人员11日告诉记者,南苏丹总统基尔的政府军和副总统马沙尔的部队目前在首都朱巴交火依然激烈。中国维和人员部分在难民营执勤,部分在联合国营地警戒。

The fierce fighting between government troops of President Salva Kiir and forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar still continued in Juba, capital of South Sudan, said a peacekeeper from the Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to South Sudan on July 11.

Some Chinese peacekeepers were on duty at a refugee camp, and some were guarding the barracks of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), said the peacekeeper.

该维和人员说,中国维和人员在难民营的执勤面临巨大危险,因为难民营附近是冲突较为激烈的地区。联合国驻南苏丹营地多次受到火箭弹袭击。

The Chinese UN peacekeepers are facing huge danger when on duty at the refugee camp because there have been fierce military confrontations in an area near it, and the campsite of the UNMISS has been suffering multiple rocket attacks, the peacekeeper mentioned.

当地时间10日18时39分,中国赴南苏丹维和步兵营1辆装甲车在南苏丹联合国营地执行难民营警戒任务时被一发炮弹击中。中国维和人员有2人牺牲、2人重伤、3人轻伤。

A shell hit an armored vehicle carrying Chinese peacekeepers, who were performing guard tasks at a refugee camp in the barracks of the UNMISS, at 18:39 on July 10, local time, killing two Chinese peacekeepers and injuring other five including two severely wounded ones.

近日来,南苏丹军队内部派系发生冲突,已造成至少271人死亡。

The recent clashes between the rival factions of the South Sudan military troops have caused at least 271 deaths.

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