South Sudan monitor says cease-fire violated almost daily

October 19, 2016 4:41 PM

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JUBA, South Sudan – The monitor of South Sudan's peace deal is reporting "near-daily violations" of the cease-fire and says fighting could "trigger an uncontrolled escalation of violence."

Festus Mogae said Wednesday that both sides have perpetrated "egregious violations of human rights" including gang rape and killing of civilians.

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