Tonga, South Sudan: Upsurge of Violence
“Civilians are under attack in this ruthless conflict; we must ensure their protection”, the UN official stressed.
Fighting erupted in the Upper Nile village of Tonga on 15 August. Violence has since spread further to northern parts of Jonglei and Unity states.
And currently, conflict is spreading through Upper Nile’s Fashoda county, threatening the town of Kodok.