South Sudan's "wounded heroes" supported by women's group

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Members of the different branches of the military forces of South Sudan. UN Photo/Paul Banks

Women in South Sudan are recognizing the sacrifices made by government soldiers by donating food and other supplies to the men who they describe as "wounded heroes."

A group of women from Agar Community in Lakes State made the donation to over 1300 soldiers being treated at a hospital in Juba, saying they want to encourage peace and not war.

Sebbi Abdul, spoke to a representative of the group, Victoria Anit Majur.

She told him that they gave as much as they could afford.

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