Saturday, April 19, 2014

South Sudan UN headquarters attack kills 58 people , UN Security Council Furious

Security Council of the United Nations furious over the attack on the UN headquarters Bor Town , Jonglei State , South Sudan local time last Thursday . The UN Security Council also demanded the Government of Southern Sudan to prevent further attacks on the headquarters and civilians in civil war -torn country after dozens of people were killed .

The world body says at least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in an attack on one of its base in South Sudan that holds thousands of civilians .
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" The members of the Security Council condemned and stressed that attacks on civilians and UN peacekeepers is a war crime , " according to a statement adopted unanimously by all members of the UN Security Council as quoted by AFP on Saturday ( 04/19/2014 ) .

The UN Security Council also called on the Government of Southern Sudan to take immediate steps to ensure the safety of all civilians and civilian shelters UNMISS in South Sudan . In addition , the Security Council urged the Government of South Sudan immediately investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators of that horrible act to justice .

When an attack occurs , there are about 5,000 people were in the headquarters of the UN Mission in South Sudan ( UNMISS ) , in the war-torn city , Drill . In this base , many UN peacekeepers from India and South Korea .

A group of armed men posing as civilians shooting at demonstrators , who fear that the United Nations has sought protection from a wave of ethnic violence , with the obvious goal is to kill as many people as possible .

AP writes , the conflict in Southern Sudan has killed thousands of people and forced about a million people fled their homes since fighting occurred on December 15, 2013 in the capital of Juba before spreading to other states in the oil-rich country .

The battle is raging in South Sudan is due to the feud 2 flavored tribal political force . Dinka tribes represented by President Salva Kiir . While the Nuer tribe led by Rick Machar , a former vice president who is now branded as a rebel .


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