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Government recaptures rebel-held town in South Sudan

Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 00:38

Jan. 19 - Government forces seize the South Sudanese town of Bor from rebels. Nathan Frandino reports.

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--STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES -- Behind a government soldier, flattened homes lie still in South Sudan. The town of Bor is a ghost town. Clothes and debris are all that remain after government forces -- backed by Ugandan military -- reseized the town from rebels. Fighting flared up in South Sudan in mid-December and has followed ethnic lines. Bodies were left to decompose in the streets and on beds inside a makeshift hospital. The United Nations says thousands of people have been killed and more than half a million driven from their homes in the world's newest nation.

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Government recaptures rebel-held town in South Sudan

Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 00:38