250 drown fleeing war in South Sudan (10)

Cihan News Agency 2014.01.13 15:41
Nearly 250 people were reported dead when their boat capsized as they attempted to escape rumored attacks in their town, Malakal. Media reports that Malakal, the capital city of the Upper Nile State, was under attack by forces loyal to recently ousted vice president Riek Machar had prompted the immediate evacuation by its residents. Xinhua quoted the Information Minister of Upper Nile State, Philip Jiben,
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