South Sudan clashes kill 165 in a week - army

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25 Apr 2011 18:27

  • 101 die in Unity state, 64 in Jonglei

  • Key rebel leader surrenders (Adds rebel spokesman, U.N. statement paragraphs 12-14)

By Jeremy Clarke

JUBA, Sudan, April 25 (Reuters) - At least 165 people have been killed in the past week in fighting between south Sudan's army and militia, the army said on Monday, part of a wave of violence in the territory ahead of its independence in July.

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