Consider the following statements:
1. Nuer people are an ethnic group primarily concentrated South Sudan
2. The white army is a militant organisation formed by the Nuer people
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

The Nuer people are an ethnic group primarily inhabiting the Nile Valley. They are concentrated in South Sudan, with some representative also found in south western Ethiopia. The White Army or Nuer White Army is a militant organisation formed by the Nuer people of South Sudan. The white army is so named due to the Nuer practice of smearing one’s skin with a light-coloured ash as  protection against biting insects.

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