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5 killed as gunmen attack UN base in South Sudan

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SEEKING SHELTER. Crowds line up at the UNMISS protection site of Tomping compound in Juba, South Sudan, February 20, 2014. File photo by Charles Lomodong/EPA
The United Nations confirms at least 5 fatalities, while residents give a higher death toll

JUBA, South Sudan (Feb. 18, 2016) — Gunmen in South Sudan opened fire on civilians sheltering inside a United Nations base, killing at least 5 people, the UN said Thursday, February 18, the latest in a string of atrocities in the war-torn nation.

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