Security reinforced in South Sudan town

Hundreds of displaced people who have returned to Pibor are urgently in need of food and shelter

Security is being reinforced in a town in South Sudan that was attacked by a group of 6000 armed men.

Pibor town, which is home to the Murle ethnic group was targeted over the weekend by men from the Lou Nuer tribe as part of ongoing tribal rivalries.

The South Sudanese army has sent reinforcements as has the United Nations.

Donn Bobb asked Kouider Zerrouk, a spokesperson for the UNMISS, the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan for an update on the situation in Pibor.

Duration: 2'13"

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