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163 Chinese Peacekeepers sent to South Sudan

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One hundred and sixty-three peacekeepers have been sent from China to South Sudan on a one-year mission.

However, the team left Beijing on Tuesday, September 17 to South Sudan.

Moreover, A sapper team of One hundred and thirty and thirty-three medical unit are the first group of a 331-strong battalion sent by China.

Meanwhile, the group of one hundred and thirty are expected to handle tasks like maintaining and upgrading supply routes, thus, repair runways at the airport.

Furthermore, they are to build shelters and provide engineering support in the mission area.

Note that the thirty-three medical unit will provide basic health care services, such as treating common and infectious diseases.

Over the years, however, China has stood with the East African Country as it struggles to rise from the ashes of a damaging civil war.

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