Sudanese warplanes bombed a South Sudanese town Monday morning,
ignoring international calls to stop the attacks and ratcheting up the threat of a full-blown war between the two nations.
According to the United Nations mission in South Sudan’s
capital, Juba, the bombings in the heavily populated border town of
Bentiu began at 8:30 a.m., striking a market on its outskirts and
killing two civilians, including a child. Ten people were wounded.
Reporters at the scene described seeing the boy’s body in the