South Sudan armed group threatens stability

Killings carried out by new armed group in Upper Nile state raise fears that other groups may follow suit.

    As politicians fail to reach an agreement on forming a transitional government in South Sudan, there's concern over the formation of a new armed group in the oil rich state of Upper Nile.
     
    The Maban Defence Force has killed a number people working for aid agencies, highlighting fears that other groups may follow their lead.   
     
    Al Jazeera's Anna Cavell reports from Bunj town in South Sudan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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