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Concerns as thousands of South Sudan children used as fighters

The ongoing war in South Sudan has seen a huge number of children recruited to fight.

The ongoing war in South Sudan has seen a huge number of children recruited to fight.

 

The UN children’s fund, UNICEF, says as many as 17,000 children are being used as soldiers by armed groups. And even when they are demobilised some cannot wait to sign up for the military.

 

Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Juba.

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