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Displaced Pour into South Sudan UN Base Amid New Violence

The number of displaced people seeking refuge at the United Nations Mission compound in the South Sudanese town of Bentiu nearly doubled Thursday as local residents poured into the base after new violence rattled the country. Joe Contreras, the acting spokesperson for the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said there were around 12,000 people sheltering at the base in Bentiu Thursday, compared to around 7,000 last week. The number of people seeking refuge at the U.N. base spiked after...

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