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Thousands Flee South Sudan Town As Gov't Troops Advance

Thousands of civilians have fled a state capital in South Sudan, amid fears of new clashes between rebels and government soldiers.U.N. humanitarian official Toby Lanzer visited Bentiu on Thursday. In a series of Twitter messages, he said he saw "virtually no civilians" in the center of town, and that shops in Bentiu's main market have been looted and largely destroyed.Reports from the area say army troops loyal to President Salva Kiir are advancing toward the town, which has...

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