S. Sudan army regains oil-producing state's capital

South Sudan's army won back the rebel-held town of Bentiu on Friday.

S. Sudan army regains oil-producing state's capital

World Bulletin / News Desk

South Sudan's army regained the rebel-held town of Bentiu on Friday, handing the government control of Unity state's oilfields where production had been halted, the military's spokesman said.

"It happened this afternoon at 2.30 p.m.," army spokesman Philip Aguer told Reuters. "When you control Bentiuyou control all the oil fields in Unity state."

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