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Armed South Sudanese government soldiers ride in a pickup truck near a village in Bor, on January 26, 2014

South Sudan promises probe into claims girls raped, burnt alive

AFP South Sudan's government said Sunday it was investigating United Nations allegations that its troops raped then burnt girls alive inside their homes during recent fighting in the country's civil war. In a report released on Tuesday, rights investigators from the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said the 18-month-old war had seen "new brutality and intensity", including gang rape, torture an…

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