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Sudan Accused Of Bombing Raids, Including Airstrike On U.N. Camp

April 16 2012

South Sudan

Officials from South Sudan have accused Sudan of carrying out airstrikes that damaged a U.N. peacekeeping base in the border area, reports Agence France-Presse.

Nine civilians were killed in bombing raids elsewhere in Unity state on Sunday, said an U.N. official. No casualties were reported at the base, he said on Monday

Northern fighter jets dropped bombs near the state capital of Bentiu and the village of Mayom, where the camp is located, said the official.


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