18 February 2013

Sudan: 'Airstrike South Jebel Marra Leaves Several Dead'

Narwa — An airstrike by the Sudanese Air Forces in the area of Narwa, South Jebel Marra on Sunday, 17 February, has left several people killed and injured. Also, a number of livestock was killed as a result of the airstrike.

Sources from the area told Radio Dabanga that an Antonov warplane dropped more than 10 bombs in two separate bombings on Sunday afternoon. According to the sources, several people have been killed and wounded as a result of the bombings in the area of Narwa, South Jebel Marra.

Witnesses added that they were not able to count the number of dead and wounded victims as people fled in all directions. They pointed out that most of the people fled in the direction of Yama, on the way from Nyala to Zalingei.

Mustafa Tambour, military spokesman of Sudan Liberation Movement, leadership Abdel Wahid Al Nour, stated that an Antonov warplane dropped around 12 bombs on the area of Narwa, South Jebel Marra on Sunday afternoon, which resulted in the death of three people and 173 camels as well as dozens of cows and sheep.

The spokesman claims that the SAF warplane returned to the area the same afternoon and dropped another five bombs without causing any casualties.

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