Indian Army peacekeepers conducted the most remarkable defence operation in the history of United Nations peacekeeping operations, at Malakal, Pibor and Melut in South Sudan.
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The African nation witnessed ethnic clashes in Malakal on February 17.
Subsequently, refugees putting up at the ‘Protection of Civilian Camp’ came under machine-gun fire. Reports say things got worse when 37,000 more people sought shelter in the camp.
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In Pibor, located close to the country’s eastern border with Ethiopia, on February 23, town residents began seeking refuge in the UN camp since the evening of February 21.
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