Armed mob under guise of peaceful protest attacks UN in South Sudan

By Reuters | Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:44 PM
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(Adds unofficial death toll in paragraph 2)

UNITED NATIONS, April 17 (Reuters) - A mob of armed civilians pretending to be peaceful protesters delivering a petition to the United Nations in South Sudan forced their way into a U.N. base sheltering some 5,000 civilians on Thursday and opened fire, the world body said.

A U.N. source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said at least 20 people had been ...

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