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South Sudan’s situation ‘dire and deteriorating’ as fighting in Juba rages
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South Sudan’s situation ‘dire and deteriorating’ as fighting in Juba rages

by firstsource newsJuly 11, 2016

Explosions and heavy gunfire heard across capital for fifth day as humanitarian crisis worsens and fears grow of return to civil war

The humanitarian situation in Juba, the capital of , is dire and deteriorating, aid workers say, with hospitals shelled, food supplies running low, tens of thousands of people taking refuge in churches and many more displaced as fighting between government and opposition forces rages for a fifth day.

Explosions and heavy weapons gunfire was heard across the capital of the world’s youngest country on Monday, while local, regional and international powers called for calm amid growing fears about the return of civil war.

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