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Dozens Killed in South Sudan Ethnic Fighting

Ethnic fighting between Ruop and Pakam ethnic groups in South Sudan
SPLA-IO (SPLA-In Opposition) rebels fire weapons during an assault on government SPLA (Sudan People’s Liberation Army) soldiers in the town of Kaya, on the border with Uganda, South Sudan, August 26. (Photo: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic)

BY DENIS DUMO | REUTERS

At least 45 people have died in fighting between ethnic groups in South Sudan’s northern state of Western Lakes, a local official said, in a new source of violence in a country already devastated by a four-year civil war. Continue reading Dozens Killed in South Sudan Ethnic Fighting