UN launches probe of South Sudan violence

Dockers unload a US aid shipment at Port Sudan on the Red Sea coast, on May 5, 2016The United Nations has launched a probe of a hotel attack in South Sudan in which soldiers raped women and assaulted aid workers while UN peacekeepers allegedly failed to act. Civil war broke out in South Sudan in December 2013 when President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup.

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