A file picture taken in Ganyiel village of Panyijar County of Unity State on March 21, 2015 shows Internally displaced women and children sitting in a tent. AFP PHOTO / SAMIR BOL
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Four people were killed when two mortar bombs hit a U.N. compound and a site housing civilians in the town of Melut, near South Sudan's Paloch oilfields, a state official said, as fighting between troops and rebels stretched into Wednesday.The U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said four civilians were killed and eight others wounded in Tuesday's fighting when two mortar bombs landed in the UNMISS compound in the town of and a site housing civilians in Melut.Hoth said government troops and tanks were deployed in Paloch and that foreign oil workers were leaving the oilfields but it was unlikely that the fields would fall into rebel hands.
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