Kharassana (10 Jan 2011)

Small Arms Survey received reports that some 4,000 - 6,000 Misseriya supporting the north Sudanese-affiliated Popular Defense Force militia, or PDF, were gathering near Kharassana, north of Abyei Town as of October, 2010.

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Related to this event, our first published report contains imagery and analysis of SAF deployments, artillery, and fortificatons at an outpost near Kharassana: http://www.satsentinel.org/press-release/first-satellite-images-available-saf-troop-deployments-near-sudans-volatile-north-south-border

Imagery from the report:

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(Small Arms Survey. "Armed Entities in South Kordofan." Sudan Human Security Baseline Assessment Report. December 2010.)