MSF, ICRC evacuate South Sudan oil capital fearing imminent attack

By Katy Migiro | Thu, 9 Jan 2014 17:08 PM
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NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Major aid agencies have evacuated Bentiu, the capital of South Sudan’s oil-rich Unity state, joining thousands of residents who have fled the town fearing a government offensive to recapture it from rebels is imminent.

Bentiu is one of two northern towns captured by rebels loyal to former vice president Riek Machar soon after violence erupted in South Sudan...

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