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Africa In new strategy, S. Sudan army strikes rebels where it hurts: their livelihood

Government militia are accused of destroying livestock and grain in Unity state, forcing up to 500 refugees a day to seek shelter at a UN camp. The scorched-earth strategy raises the risk of famine in one of the world's poorest nations. 

Jason Patinkin/AP

After government troops overran his camp in June, opposition fighter John Tap fled to his village. But when he arrived, it was burned to ashes. Three of his children were dead.

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