March 25, 2013 / 9:20 AM / 6 years ago

At least 13 South African soldiers dead in Central Africa fighting: Zuma

PRETORIA (Reuters) - At least 13 South African soldiers were killed and another 27 wounded in fighting with rebels in Central African Republic, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.

“It is a sad moment for our country,” Zuma told a media briefing, adding that another soldier was still missing.

Reporting by Ed Cropley, writing by David Dolan

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