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UN warns of increasing violence as tensions rise in S.Sudan

The UN warned Wednesday of increasing violence in parts of South Sudan, as the government was forced to publicly dismiss rumours of President Salva Kiir's death to quell rising tensions. "The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is extremely concerned over increased reports of violence and armed conflict in various parts of the country in the last few weeks," a statement said, mentioning fighting in the northern Unity State and the southern Equatorias.
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