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UN troops fired warning shots to protect South Sudan compound

By Reuters | Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:33 PM
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UNITED NATIONS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers fired warning shots to deter fighters from a United Nations base in South Sudan after gunfire reached the compound, wounding dozens and killing at least one civilian seeking refuge there, a U.N. spokesman said on Wednesday.

The incident took place on Tuesday at the U.N. peacekeeping base in Malakal, a major transit point and administrative center of oil-...

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