200 civilians fleeing South Sudan violence drowned after Nile River boat sinks

  • by: ILYA GRIDNEFF , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 14, 2014 - 2:40 PM

JUBA, South Sudan — A boat carrying civilians desperately fleeing heavy violence in South Sudan sank while crossing the Nile River, killing some 200 people, a military official said Tuesday, as fighting between rebels and government forces moved closer to the capital.

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