Orphanage South Sudan isolated by battles

Orphanage South Sudan isolated by battles

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An orphanage with 250 children in South Sudan is to become isolated because it is in the middle of the battlefield.

On the one side of the building, the forces of the propositions concerned, while on the other side of the fighters of the opposition have dug in.

According to the United Nations, no one is allowed in the orphanage or in and emergency services tegengehouden.De UN mission in the country called the situation unacceptable. The orphanage is just outside the village of Torit, about 120 kilometers southeast of the capital Juba.

In South Sudan, raging since the end of 2013, a civil war that tens of thousands of people it has killed, and that nearly 3.9 million people on the run hunted.

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