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  The United Nations Mission in South Sudan UNMISS said on Saturday that it was deeply concerned about the violence in South Sudan s Upper Nile state The UN mission said fighting in Fashoda county between armed Shilluk youths and Nuer elements is affecting the lives of many civilians with reports of further displacement to the towns of Malakal and Kodok where the situation remains tense and volatile Tensions and sporadic violence between different groups that began in these areas in August 2022 have resulted in the displacement of thousands of people as well as the harassment and killing of others and the destruction of property UNMISS said in a statement a statement issued in Juba the capital of South Sudan UNMISS called on government authorities key community leaders and Shilluk and Nuer elders in Jonglei and Upper Nile states to use their influence to stop the brutal violence and prevent further civilian suffering In addition he urged the South Sudan People s Defense Forces based in the city of Kodok to intervene urgently to reduce the violence The Mission said it will continue to safeguard humanitarian access establish temporary operating bases and intensify patrols in critical areas to deter violence Xinhua
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United Nations Mission in South Sudan

– The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said on Saturday that it was deeply concerned about the violence in South Sudan‘s Upper Nile state.

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The UN mission said fighting in Fashoda county between armed Shilluk youths and Nuer elements is affecting the lives of many civilians, with reports of further displacement to the towns of Malakal and Kodok, where the situation remains tense and volatile. .

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“Tensions and sporadic violence between different groups that began in these areas in August 2022 have resulted in the displacement of thousands of people, as well as the harassment and killing of others, and the destruction of property,” UNMISS said in a statement. a statement issued. in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.

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UNMISS called on government authorities, key community leaders and Shilluk and Nuer elders in Jonglei and Upper Nile states to use their influence to stop the brutal violence and prevent further civilian suffering. .

In addition, he urged the South Sudan People’s Defense Forces based in the city of Kodok to intervene urgently to reduce the violence.

The Mission said it will continue to safeguard humanitarian access, establish temporary operating bases and intensify patrols in critical areas to deter violence. ■

(Xinhua)

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