Saturday, February 20, 2010

Sudan Government Clashes With Darfur Faction, Rebel Groups Say

By Maram Mazen

Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Sudanese government forces and a rebel faction clashed today in Sudan’s western region of Darfur, a rebel commander said.

Government forces backed by militias attacked positions held by the Sudan Liberation Movement of Abdel Wahid Nour in the area of Feina east of Jebel Marra in South Darfur State, Al- Sadeq Al-Zein Rokero, an official with the rebel group, said by telephone from the area today.

“They attacked the area with heavy weaponry and aerial attacks,” Rokero said in a telephone interview. Read more >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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