The attack is the latest example of the growing insecurity that has spread to nearly every corner of Africa's most populous country.
The killings happened against the background of an Islamist insurgency spreading from Burkina Faso's neighbouring Mali.
US President Joe Biden commits millions of dollars in funding and training to strengthen US-African relations.
Ethnic clashes between youth from the Nuer and Murle communities erupted once again.
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Food insecurity is at an all-time high, especially in West and Central Africa - which have historically fallen victim to the issue of world hunger.
Leaders from a Russian mercenary group are pointing fingers at France for a recent attack in an African nation.
The statement comes as part of Washington's efforts to reinvigorate ties with a region that has taken a back seat to other priorities in recent years.