A group of armed men believed to be from South Sudan’s Greater Pibor Administrative Area stormed a village in Bor County on Monday, killing more than a dozen civilians.
The United Nations says two aid workers and four other people were killed by a group of armed attackers in South Sudan earlier this week.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says thousands of people in eastern South Sudan are fleeing violence despite growing optimism over the country’s peace process.
UN peacekeepers have been deployed in South Sudan’s northern Lakes region following a spate of violence that has killed 79 people and injured more than 100.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has condemned attacks in South Sudan against aid workers and called for increased protection after workers were targeted by armed men at the weekend.
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that thousands of civilians in South Sudan have been fleeing fresh outbreaks of violence in Equatoria state.
Western donors are refusing to support South Sudan’s peace process any further, until a more credible agreement is put in place.