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Sudan’s rebels say they defeated army in Blue Nile State

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March 4, 2012 (NAIROBI) – Rebels in Sudan’s southern state of Blue Nile said they clashed on Saturday with the country’s army and killed 24 soldiers.

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Soldiers from Sudan’s army in the Blue Nile state capital al-Damazin, September 5, 2011 (REUTERS)

The fighting took place on Saturday evening in Al-Ahmar Sadak area in Al-Tadamon locality, south east of Al-Kurmuk town, the official spokesman for the rebel group Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N), Arnu Loddi, told Sudan Tribune.

According to Loddi, SPLM-N forces managed to destroy three Land Cruiser vehicles and seize a great amount of ammunition. He added that the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) fled the area leaving 24 dead bodies behind.

Sudan Tribune could not reach SAF’s spokesman for comment.

“This is another message from the Sudanese Revolutionary Forces (SRF) and SPLM-N to the regime of the National Congress Party (NCP) that we are advancing on all fronts. Our struggle is continuing and our victory is certain” Loddi said.

The SPLM-N has been fighting government forces in South Kordofan as of June and in Blue Nile as of September last year.

The group forged the SRF alliance in November with three rebel groups from the country’s western region of Darfur, and vowed joint military operations to overthrow the government.

Sudan accuses neighbouring South Sudan of supporting the rebels but Juba denies the charge.

Most recently Khartoum said South Sudan’s army had supported and participated in an attack launched by SRF forces on the border town of Jau, on 26 February.

(ST)

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  • 5 March 2012 08:35, by Dinka Dominated SPLA/M

    We would have already defeat the khartoum Gang if we were not stabbed at the back by nuer nyagateen, look at this cheap victrouse of few bother from Derfur and Blue N and kordofun doing good job, how about if we involved in what will be the outcome of it?
    I urge brave Dinkas to support the course of Sudanse people without doubt,
    The superpower Dinka must do what they do best,

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    • 5 March 2012 08:54, by mohammed ali

      Well, you just continue stabbing each other, we will be waiting for you to come to Khartoum. Honestly, did you believe him?! This is just a propoganda to say that they are getting amunitions & vehicle from SAF and not from the SPLA. They have no presence on the ground in BN, this is a fact. They were defeated & ran away to SS.

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      • 5 March 2012 09:35, by Ran Nathdial

        Ali, let us all the time be eloquent. SPLM-N is not just alone. Remember SRF is recently formed and it it is a coalition of oppressed Sudanese. Do u think Khartoum is going 2 escape from all those angry faces

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    • 5 March 2012 18:03, by Ruach

      Mangoor.Are you still wirh your sickness? Oh yaeh,your fouer marks running up to the back of your face confuse u and u really need treatments!Am a Genetics Engineer my friend and u can come to me to identify ur genetic problems and they should be modified.Around me,I have pychologists who can tell you your GAD(General Anxiety Disorder).Come very soon cousin it is a free treatments for u.

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  • 5 March 2012 09:31, by morogot batal

    yes malik agar.

    the only language that make arabs understand are bullets...continue fueling fire on them....all remenant of nuba,funj,engesenas,darfurian who are still with arabs will soon join you when they show flame of bullets up...take an example of south sudan...when it was become hot..all food lovers decided to join the movement.

    SPLA-N OYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

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  • 5 March 2012 18:20, by BM Bol

    Congratulations to Sudanese Revolutionary Forces (SRF). Keep the heat on and let the struggle continue. Signs are emerging out from Khartoum that Bashir’s regime is ready to crack and break.

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  • 6 March 2012 09:18, by Ngundeng jr

    Good job SRF.

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