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Kutum

 

(Rutilus frisii kutum), a fish of the family Cyprinidae; a subspecies of the vyrezub. Length, up to 60 cm; weight, about 2 kg. It is found in the Caspian Sea, mainly in the southern part. The kutum is anadromous. It attains sexual maturity in the fourth year of life. It spawns in the spring, ascending primarily the Kura, Araks, and other rivers that empty into the southern part of the Caspian Sea. A smaller number of these fish go to the Terek and Volga rivers to spawn. The kutum feeds mainly on mollusks. It is commercially valuable. Its numbers are decreasing.

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The incident occurred in Hashaba gold mine in the locality of Kutum on Thursday evening as three gunmen opened fire at the gold prospector Adam Abdallah Adam.
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In May 2016, a Pakistani battalion (Pak Batt 3) was relocated in Kutum Sub-Sector and in August 2016, Pak Batt 5 relieved Pak Batt 3.
Mustafa Abdalla Adarge, of the United Nations children's agency UNICEF, was freed along with two staff from the Irish aid group GOAL, Mohamed Abu Elgassem and Ahmed Elsayed, in North Darfur state's Kutum district, UNAMID said.
The crackdown in the country's far west follows an attack on Tuesday against the top official of Kutum town, northwest of the North Darfur state capital El Fasher.
He added: "He [Mr al-Jailani] told me that they were able to establish contact with their offices in El Fasher and in Kutum.
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The were snatched from their compound in the north Darfur town of Kutum late on Friday evening.
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October 23, 2017 (EL-FASHER) - Sudanese government militia, Rapid Support Forces (RSF) Monday said they defeated a rebel force led by Ali Rizkallah that tried to attack Kutum town, 115 km northwest of El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur state.
Al Fashir, North Darfur State, 26 Oct (SUNA) - The acting governor of north Darfur state, Adam Mohamed Hamid Al Nahla, on Monday expressed his appreciation for the tribal reconciliation initiative between the tribal groups in Kutum and Al Waha localities in north Darfur State.