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UN Confirms Death of Peacekeepers in South Sudan

The United Nations announced that two of its peacekeepers have been killed in South Sudan, where tens of thousands of civilians have fled to U.N. bases to escape fighting some fear could escalate into a civil war.   A U.N. statement released Friday said two Indian peacekeepers "were killed in action," during an attack on one its bases in the town of Akobo, in Jonglei state. It said another was wounded.    Earlier, India's U.N. envoy Asoke Mukerji had said a...

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