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Sudan clooney satellite 2 2011 3 4

Sudan clooney satellite 2 2011 3 4

This satellite image of the village of Maker Abior in the Abyei region of Sudan was taken on March 3, 2011, and analyzed for the Satellite Sentinel Project by Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and UNITAR/UNOSAT. It was shot in false infrared to give more contrast to the burned structures. Approximately 20 out of an apparent 24 civilian structures, consistent with Sudan's traditional civilian dwellings known as tukuls, appear to be burned. The absence of scorched ground vegetation or trees is indicative of apparent arson, and is consistent with reports stating that the village was burned by armed Misseriya militia on March 2.

courtesy DigitalGlobe