Sniper gets Jelly Tots

04 December 2015 - 02:42 By Graeme Hosken in Goma, DRC

Corporal Thabiso Diphoko's Christmas wish is modest. Packets of Jelly Tots.They keep him calm.And in one of the UN's most dangerous peacekeeping missions in Africa, calmness is desperately needed.Diphoko, a sniper from the SANDF's infantry school, is one of 1400 South African troops stationed in the volatile eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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