Four die in attack on UN compound in South Sudan

A peacekeeper with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Photo: UNMISS

Four civilians including a woman and her child have been killed in a mortar attack at a UN compound in Melut in South Sudan.

Eight other civilians were injured after two mortar shells landed at the UN base.

It's thought the shells were fired in an exchange between government and opposition forces.

Gabriel Shaddar has been speaking to Arianne Quintier, the spokesperson of the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

Duration: 3’36″

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