25 Misseriya killed

Media Monitoring Report, May 21, 2009

bloody conflict erupted yesterday between the Nuba and the Messeriya over pastures and water in Fait Beni Saeed, 50 km east of Abu Junuk of the Lagawa Locality of southern Kordofan, leaving 25 Messeriya killed and 11 injured while one killed and nine wounded on the side of the Nuba.

Southern Kordofan Legislature member Hamid Al-Samani told the paper yesterday that the Messeriya were attacked by Land Cruisers mounted with machine guns.


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