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South Sudan: U.S. Journalist Killed in Fighting Between Gov’t and Rebels

HeadlineAug 28, 2017

In South Sudan, at least 19 people were killed, including a U.S. journalist, amid fighting between South Sudanese forces and rebel soldiers in the southern town of Kaya on Saturday. Twenty-six-year-old freelance journalist Christopher Allen was embedded with the rebel soldiers when he was killed. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013. Fighting in South Sudan has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced more than a million since 2014.

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