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South Sudan crisis: Increased efforts to end bloodshed

25 December 2013 Last updated at 09:23 GMT

International efforts are intensifying to end the bloodshed in South Sudan, where thousands of people are believed to have died in the past 10 days.

The UN Security Council is almost doubling the number of peacekeepers to 12,500 in the world's newest state.

The fighting has exposed ethnic divisions in South Sudan.

Catharina Moh reports.