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Fear of violence in S Sudan polls
The army in southern Sudan blames the north for arming militias to destabilise the region.
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2011 05:58 GMT


South Sudanese army says that it has captured 32 fighters.

A security chief says that he suspects the armed men are trying to discourage voters in some areas, and alleges they have been armed by the North.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports on fears of unrest as southerners prepare to go to the polls. 

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