At least 36,000 people displaced by S.Sudan violence since Friday: UN

At least 36,000 people have fled their homes in Juba.

Geneva: At least 36,000 people have fled their homes in Juba since heavy fighting erupted in the South Sudanese capital on Friday, the United Nations said Tuesday.

"The latest fighting since Friday has displaced 36,000 people," Vanessa Huguenin, spokeswoman for the UN humanitarian agency OCHA, told AFP, speaking in French, adding that the number was likely to "evolve" in light of the volatile situation.

 

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