Angry residents in South Sudan attack UN base

The attack on Monday was caused by what the residents claim is discrimination against them in employment.

UN Maban offices in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State that were set ablaze by local residents. Photo: JOSEPH ODUHA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Some angry residents in South Sudan have reportedly attacked a UN compound in the country’s Upper Nile State. The East African reports that a mob from the Upper Nile community went on rampage destroying vehicles. The residents also ransacked offices and set some buildings ablaze at the Maban camp.They claim the UN did not engage locals to work as aid workers at the Maban camp.

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