KAMPALA Dec 21 Gunfire hit U.S. military
aircraft flying in to rescue people from fighting in South
Sudan, wounding two U.S. soldiers on Saturday, a Ugandan
government official said.
One plane was damaged when it was hit over remote Jonglei
state, north of the capital and the scene of some of the worst
clashes in almost a week of fighting in Africa's newest nation.
"Some American aircraft that had gone to rescue people
(were) shot at," said the official, who did not want to be
Associated Press reported rebels fired on two U.S. military
aircraft, wounding three service personnel, on their way to
Jonglei's administrative centre Bor.
One of the service personnel was in a critical condition,
the agency said, citing unnamed officials.
(Reporting by Elias Biryabarema; Editing by George Obulutsa and