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Heavy Fighting near UN Compound in Malakal, South Sudan

February 19th, 2014 · 2:51 pm @   -  No Comments
Date of Occurrence: February 19, 2014 Location: South Sudan Event: Gunfight Between Government and Rebel Forces Fatalities: 10 Injuries/Displaced: 20,000 displaced

Heavy fighting broke out between government and rebel forces outside a UN compound breaking a month-long cease-fire.  Over 20,000 people who have sought refuge were at the UN base during the fighting.  Ten people died at the UN base while others are reporting water shortage within the base.  It is unclear what has set off this latest conflict.

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