Radio Dabanga (Hilversum)

19 April 2013

Sudan: Rebels Say Airstrikes Injure Four in South Kordofan

Photo: Paul Banks/UN Photo
Thousands displaced by conflict in Kadugli, the capital of Southern Kordofan State, seek refuge in an area secured by the UN Mission in Sudan, outside Kadugli (file photo).

South Kordofan — The spokesman of the SPLA-N rebel movement announced that airstrikes in South Kordofan left four people injured, three children and one adult, on Thursday morning.

Arnu Ngutulu Lodi said a government Antonov airplane dropped four bombs at 9:30am on the Dabkar village in Umm Doreein locality, leaving four wounded: Takween Abdalla Idris, 13; Luka Musa Ibrahim, 10; Alo Musa Mandari, 12; and Francis Hassan Alfarik, 27.

Lodi added that the town of Kauda was hit at 9:00am on the next day by one shell, which killed "many sheep". Another several bombs were dropped on Mandi village, he said, adding that "details about this attack will be published later".

SPLA-N spokesman warned that the rebel forces will respond to "any" of the attacks by the Sudanese government against civilians "at the right time and target".

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 Radio Dabanga. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.

InFocus

Renewed Attacks in Sudan's Kordofan Region

Thousands displaced by conflict in Kadugli, the capital of Southern Kordofan State, seek refuge in an area secured by the UN Mission in Sudan, outside Kadugli (file photo).

There have been fresh attacks on security forces and civilians in the Kordofan region of Sudan in an apparent attempt by anti-government forces to "topple the government". Read more »