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160 Killed in Sudan in Tribal Attack – NYTimes.com

By REUTERS
Published: August 3, 2009

JUBA, Sudan (Reuters) — More than 160 people were killed by heavily armed tribal fighters who raided a rival ethnic group in southern Sudan, officials said Monday.

Most of those killed were women and children. The violence, the latest in a series of bloody ethnic clashes, took place when men from the Murle ethnic group attacked a camp in the Akobo area of Jonglei State on Sunday morning, officials said…continue reading…

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