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Over 150,000 have fled violence in Sudan's Abyei border region
Over 150,000 people have fled violence ravaging Sudan's contested Abyei border region and surrounding areas, a southern Sudanese minister said on Friday
- Published: 15:19 May 27, 2011
- Women line up for food distribution in a makeshift camp for internally displaced people in the village of Mayen Abun, southern Sudan on Thursday May 26, 2011. Heavy fighting between northern and southern Sudanese forces in Abyei has forced some thousands of people to abandon their homes and flee to neighbouring towns like Mayen Abun, where international humanitarian organizations are struggling to supply them with even the most basic of goods and services.
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