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Over 5000 reportedly displaced in Warrap state

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Authorities in Gogrial East county of Warrap state say that over 80 people have been killed and five thousand displaced during a recent clash between youth from the county and rebel militia group loyal to renegade Gen Peter Gadet last Sunday.

The Commissioner of Gogrial East county, Victor Atem Atem, told Radio Miraya that 45 local youth were wounded. He also said that about ten thousand heads of cattle looted by the militia have been recovered.

In another development, the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) Spokesman Col Philip Aguer told Radio Miraya that the SPLA has driven away forces loyal to renegade Gen Gadet from Mayom County of Unity state.