Weapons seized from South Sudan displaced camps are destroyed

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Military and police components of UNMISS conduct a search for weapons. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine.

Military and police components with the UN in South Sudan (UNMISS) have destroyed weapons confiscated from displaced persons living in camps.

Machetes and bayonets are among some of the weapons seized in Jonglei State.

According to latest UN figures, there are 1.4 million displaced within the country, and another half a million taking refuge in neighbouring countries.

More than 97,000 people remain in compounds of UNMISS in very difficult conditions.

Chaplain Malish Nemaya reports from Bor county.

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