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Latest update : 2011-03-23

As voting day approaches, fears mount for northerners in South Sudan

On January 9th, people living in the south of Sudan will go to the polls to decide if they want to break away from the rest of the country and become independent. The international community is watching closely; US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has described the vote as "a ticking time bomb". If the south does break away, northerners living there fear they may come under attack - something that the local security forces are well aware of.

Programme prepared by Kate Williams, Marie Billon and Patrick Lovett

By Stéphanie Braquehais , Duncan WOODSIDE

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