Burning buildings in Abyei
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Sudan: Looting and burning in Abyei, says UN

The Sudanese town of Abyei has been set on fire, with gunmen looting property, the UN says.

Some 20,000 people, almost the whole population of the town, had fled, aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) told the BBC.

James Copnall reports from Khartoum.

  • 23 May 2011
  • From the section Africa
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