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Thousands Flee S. Sudan Town as Government Troops Advance

Thousands of civilians have fled the capital of South Sudan's Unity State, amid fears of a new clash between government soldiers and rebel forces who control the town. In a series of Twitter messages Thursday from the town of Bentiu, U.N. humanitarian official Toby Lanzer 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...

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