More than a million refugees have left South Sudan, UN says

September 16, 2016 11:27 AM

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AWEIL, South Sudan – More than one million refugees have fled South Sudan's ongoing civil war, overwhelming aid agencies and creating one of the world's worst humanitarian disasters.

The United Nations said Friday that South Sudan joins Syria, Afghanistan, and Somalia as countries that have produced over one million refugees.

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