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UN: South Sudan violence kills at least 800 in 2011

JUBA, Sudan - More than 800 people have

been killed this year in a rise in violence in south Sudan
before its independence in July, the United Nations said on
Wednesday.
This year 151 incidents across nine of the south's ten
states have killed 801 people and displaced nearly 94,000 more,
according to the United Nations. The violence had also crippled
development.
outhern Sudanese voted to separate from the north in a
January referendum, promised to them as part of a 2005 peace
accord which ended decades of civil war in Sudan. The war
claimed some two million lives and destabilised much of the
region.
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