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Top tribal chief said killed in flashpoint Sudan-S.Sudan area

This picture, released by the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS), shows UN peacekeepers patrolling the Todach area, north of Abyei, on May 30, 2011. The top tribal chief in the flashpoint Abyei region disputed by Sudan and South Sudan was killed SatuThe top tribal chief in the flashpoint Abyei region disputed by Sudan and South Sudan was killed Saturday in an incident involving a rival tribe, leaders from both groups said. United Nations peacekeepers were also wounded, an Abyei resident familiar with the situation said, adding a curfew had been declared in the area.