Tens killed in fresh confrontation between Dinka and Messeriya in Abak area

UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN SUDAN ( UNMIS)
Media Monitoring Report, 24 February 2008
(Al-Intibaha)

Fierce clashes took place yesterday between Messeriya and SPLA in the area of Abak (40 km south of Meiram) where tens of persons were killed. Those wounded on the part of SPLA were evacuated to Aweil and Wau and those injured on the part of Messeiriya were taken to Meiram and then to Higlig.

Messeiriya said they had been provoked by the SPLA which also prevented Messeriya
from grazing their animals.

 

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