Radio Dabanga (Hilversum)

Sudan: Rebels - 23 SAF Killed Near Kadugli Airport

Kadugli — The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) reportedly destroyed a Sudanese army camp in Alhigairat, located west of the Kadugli airport, killing 23 soldiers from the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) on Wednesday, 14 November.

According to a press statement released by the SRF, 'many other' Sudanese soldiers got injured and another 11 were captured during the attack that took place at 8pm. Besides, one rebel was killed and another 11 got 'slightly injured', the statement continued.

It was also reported that the rebels found six women and two children in the army camp, who were 'taken to safer area'.

The SRF also seized one 12.7mm machine gun, one mortar 82mm, four mortars 60mm, four R.P.G-7s, four P.K.M machine guns and a large quantity of various ammunition and shells.

Radio Dabanga could not reach the Sudanese army for comments.

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