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WASHINGTON — South Sudan, an oil-rich and landlocked country, may see more ethnic cleansing and infighting if the current civil war isn’t resolved.

south sudan violenceReuters reported that the South Sudanese government will attempt to retake two towns held by rebels, loyal to former vice president Riek Machar.

Western countries and other east African states worry that this will lead to ethnic cleansing, which had been the reason behind the formation of South Sudan. The former vice president comes from the Nuer tribe and the current president, Salva Kiir, is from the Dinka tribe.

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