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U.N. Peacekeepers Build Dike to Protect S. Sudan Town

South Korean peacekeepers have started building a levee to prevent flooding in a village in South Sudan's Jonglei state, local officials said Thursday. Panliet village was bypassed when a 17-kilometer flood-prevention embankment was built by U.N. peacekeepers last year. Last year’s dike construction has helped to prevent seasonal flooding this year in the Jonglei state capital, Bor, officials said. The mayor of Bor, Nhial Majak Nhial, said the extension of the dike that the Korean...

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