Tensions high after days of fighting in Sudanese state – UN

Published on 09 June 2011

The situation in the Sudanese state of Southern Kordofan remained tense today after several days of fighting between the Sudanese army and the forces of the southern region (..). The UN World Food Programme (WFP), meanwhile, said that it has provided food aid to an estimated 86,300 people displaced by the recent military confrontation in the disputed area of Abyei.

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