South Sudan clashes leave more than 170 dead

What you need to know:

  • Rival pastoralist communities in South Sudan have a long and bloody history of tit-for-tat raids in which cattle are rustled and property looted.
  • Women are commonly raped and children abducted, adding fuel to revenge attacks.
  • Such attacks have worsened amidst the breakdown of society during the four-year civil war which began in December 2013.



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