South Sudan fighting fuels surge in numbers fleeing homes

Laura Smith-Spark
January 15, 2014

A month of conflict has displaced about 413,000 people in South Sudan, the United Nations said Wednesday, after a major surge in the number of people fleeing violence in the past week.

Representatives of the government and rebels have been holding talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, but fighting continues to wrack the world’s newest country.

Hundreds of people have been wounded and thousands displaced by heavy fighting over the past few days, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said Wednesday.

This article was posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 5:51 pm

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