UN agencies ramp up assistance to Abyei as displacement continues

UN peacekeepers patrol Abyei

UN peacekeepers patrol Abyei

Close to 100 thousand people have been displaced in the Abyei region of Sudan due to on-going fighting in the area.

That's according to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.

It's still to be determined whether the oil-rich Abyei, located between northern and southern Sudan, will join the north or newly-independent south of the country. Gerry Adams reports.

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