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UN: More than 31,000 South Sudanese Have Fled Country

At least 31,000 South Sudanese have fled to neighboring countries to escape deadly clashes that erupted in the world's newest nation more than three weeks ago, the United Nations' refugee agency (UNHCR) said Tuesday. The bulk of the refugees  have gone to Uganda and continue to cross into the country at the rate of 2,500 a day, UNHCR spokeswoman Melissa Fleming told reporters. "As of Monday, 23,546 South Sudanese refugees had arrived in Uganda," she said. The...

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