Abyei Residents Continue Vote on Joining Sudan, South Sudan

Some residents in the disputed Abyei region are voting for a second day on whether to join Sudan or South Sudan, both of which claim the territory.

The three-day referendum, which began Sunday, is not sanctioned by either country’s government.

Only members of the South Sudan-allied Ngok Dinka ethnic group are participating in the exercise. Nomads from the Sudan-allied Misseriya tribe say they will not recognize the results, which are expected on October 31.

A referendum on Abyei was …