Clashes between two tribes in South Kordofan
UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN SUDAN ( UNMIS)
Media Monitoring Report, 1 October 2007
19 people have been killed and 9 others injured in yesterday clashes between the Miseriya and Nuba in South Kordofan. The Commissioner of Lagawa said the area has witnessed stability after the arrival of a police force.
The Lagawa Locality (County) has sent a delegation from the Miseriya and Nuba traditional chiefs to pay condolences to the families of the victims. Authorities say the incident will be investigated by a special committee. Meanwhile military reinforcements are to maintain security.
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