China News Service, April 6. According to the WeChat public account "Consular Express" of the Department of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, recently, Maiwut County (Maiwut) in Upper Nile State of South Sudan and Kaljak (Kaljak and Mirimir) in Unity State Armed clashes in the (Mirimir) area resulted in casualties and a deterioration of the local security situation.

  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reminds Chinese citizens not to travel to Maiut County in South Upper Nile State and Kaugak and Mirimer areas in Unity State in the near future. Those who are already there should be evacuated or transferred to a relatively safe area as soon as possible.

At the same time, prudently travel to other areas in South Sudan, and local personnel have been alerted and strengthened security precautions. In case of emergency, please report to the police in time and get in touch with the Chinese embassy in South Sudan.

  In view of the special circumstances of the relevant areas, such as Chinese citizens insisting on going to or staying in the relevant areas, may cause the parties concerned to face higher security risks and affect the effectiveness of obtaining assistance.

  South Sudan emergency number:

  +211-777

  Ministry of Foreign Affairs Global Consular Protection and Service Emergency Hotline (24 hours):

  +86-10-12308

  +86-10-59913991

  Consular protection and assistance numbers of the Chinese Embassy in South Sudan:

  +211-912386015

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