U.N. barges fired on in S. Sudan; peacekeepers hit

Apr 25, 2014, 11:37 AM EDT
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN - DECEMBER 17: South Sudanese civilians fleeing an outbreak of intense fighting between groups of government forces take shelter at the United Nations Mission to South Sudan base on December 17, 2013 in Juba, South Sudan. Credit Benjamin Lowy/Getty Images
Benjamin Lowy/Getty Images
The U.N. mission in South Sudan says a convoy of barges it hired to deliver food aid and fuel came under attack by gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades, wounding four people, including U.N. peacekeepers.

Background:

U.N. barges fired on in S. Sudan; peacekeepers hit [AP]

 

"Piles and piles" of bodies amid ethnic violence [AP]

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