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Peacekeepers, Civilians Killed in Attack on South Sudan UN Base

The United Nations said Friday that two peacekeepers and 11 South Sudanese civilians were killed in an attack on a U.N. base in Jonglei state, as a delegation of high-ranking African officials held talks with President Salva Kiir to try to end the violence in the young country. The peacekeepers, both from India, were killed in an attack by around 2,000 ethnic Nuer youths on a U.N. base in Akobo, in the east of Jonglei state. The civilians who died in the attack were among a group of...

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