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UN Says Base in Bor Surrounded by Thousands of Militants

The United Nations Security Council president said Friday that thousands of armed men have surrounded a U.N. base in Bor, the capital of Jonglei state, where some 14,000 civilians have taken shelter, raising fears that the situation could turn deadly. The tense incident came a day after two U.N. peacekeepers and 11 South Sudanese civilians were killed when around 2,000 youths from the Nuer ethnic group surrounded a U.N. base in Akobo, in eastern Jonglei state, and opened fire. The...

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