Red Cross: 150 children lose contact with parents while fleeing massive South Sudan violence

Published on 04 January 2012

Red Cross volunteers are trying to reconnect 150 young children with their missing parents after tens of thousands of residents of South Sudan ran into the bush while fleeing a massive wave of tribe-on-tribe violence, an official said Tuesday. (..) Many of those parents, though, are feared to be dead. (..) The U.N. Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan estimated Tuesday that the death toll could be in the hundreds.

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