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Key South Sudan town of Bor 'scene of devastation'

20 January 2014 Last updated at 09:58 GMT

The South Sudan town of Bor has been recaptured from rebel forces, the country's military has said.

The BBC's Mark Lowen reports, calling the town "a scene of absolute devastation".

He also hears from a woman in a local hospital who described how rebels shot her through her shoulder.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Monday 20 January 2014.

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