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U.N.: South Sudan rebels separate residents by ethnicity, kill hundreds

April 22, 2014 — Updated 0754 GMT (1554 HKT) Students take notes during an English language class at the Juba Nabari Primary School in Juba, South Sudan, on Wednesday, April 9. Recent conflict in the country has made resources scarce; many civil servants, including teachers, have not received their pay for several months. South Sudan erupted in violence on December 15 when rebels loyal to ousted Vice President Riek Machar tried to stage a coup. Violence quickly spread, with reports of mass killings emerging nationwide. Bags of food are dropped from a plane during a World Food Program operation Tuesday, April 1, in Nyal, South Sudan. Worn-out shoes are seen in an internally displaced persons…