Clashes in South Sudan
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Seeking shelter from violence in South Sudan

Clashes in South Sudan

At least 3,000 displaced women, men and children are seeking shelter at a United Nations compound in Juba, South Sudan. Heavy explosions are shaking South Sudan’s capital as clashes between government and opposition forces entered their fifth day, pushing the country back toward civil war.

 (Beatrice Mategwa / United Nations )
Smoke rises above Juba, the capital of South Sudan. Explosions and heavy weapons gunfire are shaking the city Monday in the fifth day of clashes between government and opposition forces.
Smoke rises above Juba, the capital of South Sudan. Explosions and heavy weapons gunfire are shaking the city Monday in the fifth day of clashes between government and opposition forces.  (Iain McLellan / Associated Press )
Clashes in South Sudan

People walk with their belongings in Juba, South Sudan, where violence continues. 

 (Associated Press)
Clashes in South Sudan

People seeking shelter gather with their belongings outside a United Nations aid compound in Juba, South Sudan.

 (Sinisa Marolt / United Nations World Food Program)
Clashes erupt in South Sudan

Children are among those seeking shelter as violence rages in the capital of South Sudan. 

 (Beatrice Mategwa / United Nations)
Clashes in South Sudan

People wait to be registered as displaced persons at a Red Cross compound in Wau, South Sudan, as rival forces battle in the young nation.

 (Charles Lomodong / AFP/Getty Images)
Clashes in South Sudan

At a Red Cross compound in Wau, South Sudan, men and women wait to be registered as displaced persons.

 (Charles Lomondong / AFP/Getty Images)
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