29 June 2014

Sudan: Two Rebel Commanders of Minnawi's Group Killed With Karbino

Photo: Derk Segaar/IRIN
Darfur militia men

Khartoum — The Sudan Liberation Movement Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) said in a statement released on Sunday that two of its commander were killed with the leader of Sudan Liberation Movement Justice (SLMJ) Ali Karbino on Friday.

North Darfur governor Osman Kibir on Saturday that said Karbino ban been killed with 12 other rebels on Friday in Alquba area north of Kutum. The Sudanese army pointed that they repulsed an attack led by the rebel leader and seized 31 vehicles from the assailants.

The SLM-MM issued a statement signed by its leader mourning the death of Karbino pointing that two of its commanders, Musa Shamo Haroun and Sadiq Hamed Wadi, were killed in the fighting.

"The martyrdom of these leaders who gave the finest example of sacrifice and absolute faith in the justice of the cause is a continuation for a long walk since the foundation of the resistance in Darfur," said Minnawi in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune.

Karbino since last March coordinated with Minnawi a series of attacks in South and North Darfur states.

The leader of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) Malik Agar, released a statement on Sunday mourning the slain SLMJ leader.

The SRF composed of the SPLM-N and three rebel groups from Darfur region but Karbino group is not part of this rebel alliance.

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