A US soldier stands guard on the runway at Juba airport as an aircraft waits to fly out American nationals fleeing the unrest. Photo: AFP
A US soldier stands guard on the runway at Juba airport as an aircraft waits to fly out American nationals fleeing the unrest. Photo: AFP

Scramble to flee South Sudan capital Juba as fears of rebel attack grow

Thousands pack belongings onto planes, cars and motorbikes as world leaders call for an end to the violence it is feared will sweep into capital

A US soldier stands guard on the runway at Juba airport as an aircraft waits to fly out American nationals fleeing the unrest. Photo: AFP
A US soldier stands guard on the runway at Juba airport as an aircraft waits to fly out American nationals fleeing the unrest. Photo: AFP
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