Road am­bush leaves 21 dead

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A road am­bush blamed on South Su­danese rebels left 21 peo­ple dead over the week­end, po­lice said, as the UN warned of a surge of vi­o­lence in the world’s youngest na­tion. Po­lice said a group of mostly women and chil­dren, flee­ing vi­o­lence fur­ther north, were trav­el­ling in a lorry be­tween the cap­i­tal Juba and the south­ern city of Yei when it was am­bushed. Apart from the 21 killed, an­other 20 were wounded.

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