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South Sudan: 200 Die Fleeing Fighting as Boat Sinks

South Sudan's military says at least 200 people trying to flee fighting in the country's north were killed when their boat sank in the White Nile River.Army spokesman Philip Aguer said Tuesday the boat sank as the passengers, most of them women and children, fled the town of Malakal.Rebels fighting South Sudan's government for the past month said Tuesday they had captured the town, the capital of Upper Nile state. Government spokesman Michael Makuei emphatically denied the...

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