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UN Official: Peacekeepers in S. Sudan to Extend Patrols Outside Camps

The top United Nations official in South Sudan says peacekeepers are set to increase patrols outside their bases, to protect civilians living in fighting zones.  Reaching those displaced by violence remains a challenge for the U.N.   Speaking at a news conference Tuesday, the head of the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Ellen Loej, said peacekeepers were planning to extend patrols outside of base camps to protect those affected by violence.   “The U.N. wants them to...

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