Leaders of South Sudan are urged to stop violence

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Civilians taking refuge at UNMISS compound in Juba. Photo: UNMISS

The outbreak of fighting between members of the South Sudanese army in the country's capital Juba on Sunday night has caused concern at the United Nations.

The fighting, which was reportedly sparked by an alleged coup attempt, has left dozens of people, including civilians dead, and scores wounded.

There are also reports that members of certain communities were being targeted in a country that is struggling to build after becoming independent from Sudan in 2011.

Jocelyn Sambira reports.

Duration: 3'13"

Source: UNIFEED

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