Slain bodies of civilians killed in renewed attacks lie along a road in Bentiu, Unity state of South Sudan April 20, 2014. REUTERS/Emre Rende
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South Sudanese rebels on Tuesday rejected UN accusations they massacred "hundreds" of civilians in ethnic killings when they captured a key oil town last week, turning the blame instead on the government.UN human rights investigators said that after rebels wrested the oil hub of Bentiu from government forces in heavy battles last Tuesday, the gunmen spent two days hunting down those who they believed opposed them.Koang also rejected UN claims the rebels had used hate radio to encourage men to rape.
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