Messeriya mobilize more than 5000 fighters and warn SPLA
UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN SUDAN ( UNMIS)
Media Monitoring Report, 3 March 2008
SPLA and Messeriya traded accusations over Government position on clashes between the two groups.
The Messeriya have called upon the Government to intervene to protect civilians while SPLA accused it of backing the Messeriya and providing them arms.
Meanwhile the Messeriya have called upon their sons in the SPLM to make their position on the incidents clear.
The Messeriya said they were mobilizing 5000 fighters in the area of Meiram and warned the Dinka of their presence in Abyei.
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