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UN warns Khartoum over Abyei assault
Tens of thousands flee their homes following north's takeover of disputed region.
Last Modified: 25 May 2011 20:20

UN officials visiting South Sudan have condemned the north's violent takeover of the town of Abyei, which has prompted tens of thousands of people to flee the disputed region.

South Sudan voted for independence from the north in a referendum in January this year.

Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros reports on the situation from the capital, Khartoum.

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