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Sudan: Lakes state's government holds emergency meeting to deal with aftermath of recent violence

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The government of Lakes State is holding an emergency session on Saturday, in an attempt to deal with the aftermath of recent clashes which took place in northern Rumbek County and claimed the lives of tens of citizens, including SPLA soldiers. Speaking to Miraya FM, Lakes State Deputy Governor, David Nuak Marial, confirmed that after police reinforcement, the security situation is now stable. The state's Legislative Assembly called for an emergency session on Monday. The Assembly's Spokesperson, Gordon Mathur, condemned the acts of violence, and urged all United Nations agencies to intervene to curb the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the area. He further pointed out that hundreds of citizens have fled their homes