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Four Hurt As Gunfire Hits US Military Plane Sent To Evacuate Americans From South Sudan

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December 21, 2013 AT 2:03 PM
Four U.S. military personnel were injured early Saturday when a plane being sent to help evacuate Americans from strife-torn South Sudan was struck by gunfire. The Osprey CV-22 was damaged while approaching the city of Bor. The mission as aborted and the aircraft was diverted to Entebbe, Uganda, a military official told NBC News. The injured servicemen were later taken to hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. None of their wounds were considered life-threatening.