Monday, August 31, 2009

South Sudan Clashes Are Escalating

At Least 43 People Killed In Sudan Clashes: Military -- AFP

JUBA, Sudan — At least 43 people have been killed, including seven soldiers, and dozens wounded in clashes between troops and cattle rustlers in south Sudan, a military spokesman said on Saturday.

Gunmen attacked a small settlement in the Twic East region of Jonglei state early on Friday, said Major General Kuol Diem Kuol, of the southern Sudan People?s Liberation Army (SPLA).

"The men attacked at the settlement of Wernyol at 5:00 am with guns, coming to take the cattle, and to loot and steal.

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More News On South Sudan

UN: Tribal violence kills 46 people in south Sudan -- AP
Gunmen kill 38 in escalating south Sudan violence -- Reuters
Scores killed in south Sudan clash -- Al Jazeera
Scores dead in south Sudan clashes -- Africa News
Kenya dispatches military experts to train South Sudan army -- Sudan Tribune
South Sudan Accuses North Of Arming Southern Civilians, Militias -- New York Times
S.Sudan accuses north of arming southern civilians, militias -- Reuters

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