The ongoing conflict between Rezeigat and Ma’alia tribal people is related to which country?

The ongoing conflict between Rezeigat and Ma’alia tribal people is related to which country?
[A]Sudan
[B]Philippines
[C]Myanmar
[D]China

Sudan
The Rezeigat and the Ma’alia are pastoralist tribes based in Dastur region of Sudan. The conflict between the Rezeigat and the Ma’alia tribes in East Darfur state is considered one of the longest and most deadly in the region. The conflict dates back to 1966 owning to land disputes. The conflict has later turned more violent after oil was found in the disputed areas. More than 600 people dead and about 900 injured on both sides, while more than 55,000 others were displaced due to the fighting.

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