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Thursday, 5th December, 2019
 
 
 
 South Sudan   ::   News
 
UN deploys troops to curb deadly South Sudan clashes
Dec 03, 2019
Source: CEOAFRICA NEWS: Reported By: Anuoluwapo Oloruntola

The United Nations mission in South Sudan says it has redeployed some of its troops to Aloor county to try to halt communal clashes.

The UN said nearly 80 people had been killed and more than 100 injured in the past few days of fighting between the Gak and Manuer communities.

The two sides have also been looting each other's property and stealing cattle.

Civil war erupted in South Sudan six years ago. Although a ceasefire is currently holding, the establishment of a power-sharing government has been repeatedly delayed.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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