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Juba: Death toll from fighting in S Sudan capital reaches 272 people – Govt source

South Sudan fighting

The death toll from fighting in South Sudan’s capital Juba has reached 272 people, including 33 civilians, a source at the country’s ministry of health told media Sunday.

The fighting broke out last week between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and vice president Riek Machar. Both men have said they did not know what had triggered the latest violence between their factions.

 




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