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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-02-12 04:18 AM
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UN warns South Sudanese to flee deadly ethnic vendetta
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Source: BBC

The United Nations has warned villagers in South Sudan to flee from advancing fighters from a rival ethnic group.

Fighters from the Lou Nuer ethnic group are pursuing members of the Murle group, reports say, as a deadly vendetta over cattle raiding continues.

Tens of thousands of Murle fled the town of Pibor after it came under attack from the Lou Nuer on Saturday. <snip>

About 1,000 people have been killed in recent months as reprisal attacks over cattle raids have escalated.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-16381579
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