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U.N. Denies South Sudan Mass Grave

The United Nations is now denying a report on the discovery of a mass grave in South Sudan. On Tuesday, the Berlin office of Navi Pillay, a U.N. Commissioner for Human Rights, issued a report announcing that 75 bodies were found in a grave in South Sudan’s Unity State, later changing that to 34 bodies and 75 people missing. Wednesday the U.N. mission in South Sudan denounced the report, saying it was an exaggeration of a “skirmish” that killed 15 people. Leaders from six East African countries plan to travel to South Sudan on Thursday to advocate an end to the violence that has been raging for 10 days.