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Sudan, Chad in joint army operation
Forces working together to secure the border region ahead of South Sudan referendum.
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2010 16:42 GMT


With less than a month left until Sudan's referendum on independence, a joint military operation with neighbouring Chad is helping to calm tensions on the border.

Leaders of both countries had accused each other of harbouring rebel militias.

But now a joint patrol unit is working to secure the border region.

Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid has the story from Darfur.

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