UN: Killing of aid workers could constitute a war crime



The United Nations has sharply condemned the killing of six aid workers in South Sudan. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs spokesperson Jens Laerke said this was the deadliest single assault on humanitarian staff in the country. The six were ambushed as they were travelling from the capital Juba towards the remote town of Pibor. The government says it’s too early to say who was behind Saturday’s ambush. In the statement the UN also said the attack could constitute a war crime and must be investigated

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