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July 11, 2016 9:17 am

US, India Evacuate Embassy Staff in South Sudan Following Mass Deadly Violence

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A UN peacekeeper that was injured in the deadly violence taking place in South Sudan. Photo: Screenshot.

A UN peacekeeper that was injured in the deadly violence taking place in South Sudan. Photo: Screenshot.

The United States and India are evacuating non-emergency staff from their missions in South Sudan as bloody violence in the capital spirals, leaving scores of people dead, including two Chinese UN peacekeepers.

Following an overnight lull in the bloody violence, fighting resumed Monday morning, with the sound of gunfire blasting through parts of the capital Juba, according to Shantal Persaud, acting spokeswoman for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

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