South Sudan hospital patients raped, displaced fight with machetes in U.N. base

By Katy Migiro | Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:01 AM
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NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Fleeing civilians saw hospital patients raped in South Sudan's main oil-producing region amid renewed fighting this week, while those seeking sanctuary at a U.N. base butchered each other with machetes, aid agencies said.

Rebels loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar on Tuesday attacked the town of Malakal, which lies on the fringes of Upper Nile state's oil ...

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