Fighting destroys parts of South Sudan town

Heavy fighting between government troops and forces loyal to former vice president Machar has left Bentiu destroyed.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2014 02:12
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South Sudan's government says it is in full control of Unity State after its forces took over the capital Bentiu.

There has been heavy fighting between government troops and forces loyal to former vice president Riek Machar.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Bentiu - and a warning, viewers may find some of the pictures disturbing.


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