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Sudan army clashes with South Kordofan rebels as they vow to keep fighting

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October 15, 2012 (KHARTOUM/NAIROBI) – Sudanese government forces clashed with rebels of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) when the latter attempted to take over a village east of South Kordofan State on Sunday, both sides confirmed.

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FILE PHOTO - SPLA-N fighters stand in front of a grenade launcher captured from Sudan’s Armed Forces (SAF) near Gos village in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan, May 1, 2012. (Reuters)

South Kordofan governor Ahmad Haroun announced on Monday that the clashes occurred after SPLM-N forces attacked Um Dihalib village in the suburbs of the strategic town of Talodi which the insurgents attacked and attempted to wrestle control of it from the government a number of times.

According to Haroun, government forces killed 12 SPLM-N fighters, wounded dozens and arrested one. He said that four civilians died in the fighting.

Haroun also said that government forces seized from the rebels three rocket-propelled grenades and a number of ammunition.

SPLM-N spokesperson Arnu Loddi has also confirmed the fighting as well as its time and place but he disputed Haroun’s account of the casualties involved.

When contacted by Sudan Tribune on Monday, Loddi said that they attacked the village with the intent of occupying it but they later had to withdraw due to “technical considerations”

According to Loddi, their forces are still around the area. He added that the figures Haroun cited about the number of causalities and arms seized are “inflated” as he put it.

In response to a question about the SPLM-N position vis-à-vis the recently-signed security arrangements deal between Sudan and South Sudan and how it might affect their activities, Loddi said that although the SPLM-N welcomed the agreement but it does not concern it.

Loddi explained that the agreement is between Sudan and South Sudan, not Sudan and the SPLM-N, therefore “we will continue our work and fighting until achieving our goal of regime change.”

The security arrangement deal provides for the establishment of a demilitarized buffer zone along the 1800-km common borders between Sudan and South Sudan. The SPLM-N claims its forces control 40 percent of the border areas in South Kordofan and Blue Nile which border South Sudan. The rebels hint that the implementation of the deal is impossible without their involvement.

Loddi also expressed regret over the death of civilians during a series of attacks the SPLM-N launched over the last three days on positions of government forces inside South Kordofan capital Kadugli.

He however maintained that the attacks were launched in self-defense because the government has been bombing civilians in their controlled areas ever since the conflict in the region started in June last year.

Sudan government media says seven women and children were killed in the SPLM-N attack on Kadugli on Monday.

The intensity of fighting and SPLM-N activities in South Kordofan increased notably after Sudan and South Sudan signed their agreements including the security one last month in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

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  • 16 October 2012 10:09, by Dinkawarrior

    Loddi >>>>>> "We will continue our work and fighting until achieving our goal of regime change.”
    You said it all! Don’t bother yourselves for nonsense, go a head and liberated your people and oil you have in your land is much more bigger than this.

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    • 16 October 2012 12:23, by Logic

      The Sudan government is confused, SPLA-N will never militarily give up its goals unless the NCP retards and SAF pussycats back off the land. You can make as much noise as you like.

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      • 16 October 2012 14:12, by forza

        The useless logic,how come you say SPlMN will never give up their goals while loddi said" that they attacked the village with the intent of occupying it but they later had to withdraw"!! Whatever they intend to do ends with a failure as they lack war tactics.you are the useless war monger who is making much noise.why you keep runing from SAF pussycats?yeah empty vesseles makes much noise,idiot.

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        • 16 October 2012 15:21, by zulu

          Reutors had a very contrasting tale of the tape. it says SAF suffere losses. 1 tank destroyed and 2 captured. it also said that SAF looted and burnt a village during their military push. now, what does this tell you? It is very impossible for NCP to vanquish the mighty SPLA. divisions 9 and 10 are a highly trained force and are backed by tanks and anti aircraft.

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          • 16 October 2012 15:44, by Logic

            Brother Zulu
            The term "Division 9 & 10" is technically and politically incorrect, please refrain from using it to describe your brothers fighting a very dirty media war with the mongrels of the Sudanese ruling elite!

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            • 16 October 2012 21:17, by zulu

              LOL brother Logic,
              Divisions of the SPLA are actually and currenlty present as a system designed for frontline operations. An apology of misconceptions though.
              However SAF as the Pussy Cats are getting a whoopping as you noted. Hoping the security deal woud pit SS against their brothers who suffer consequentially agaist the racists Nazis of Sudan who think they are superior like this MF Forza &P

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          • 22 December 2012 20:14, by paonnajani

            I am currently teaching a class and part of the curriculum involves this subject matter. Do you have any other posts I can look at regarding this?
            DWI First Offense

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        • 16 October 2012 15:36, by Logic

          Forza
          That’s right boy, get angry! are you now ready for internet jihad against the "useless Logic" lol..
          Your likes are beyond funny, do you think people will give up their rights because of your narrow minded ideology of blaming everything on the West/ Zionism. Wake up fool!!!

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        • 16 October 2012 15:40, by Logic

          The evidence of your pussycat SAF getting a whopping is out there for all to see. Ask Aljazeera! You’re the epitome of hypocrisy. Brainwashed internet Jihadist.

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          • 16 October 2012 19:58, by forza

            Logic,I never referred to US/Zionist in my comment!however just to make clear for u,SPLMN will never represent ppl of sudan,they are including you a group of illiterates,ignorant,traitors very cheap that can be bought by few $ to fight against their own ppl.they will never meet Sudanese expectations at any day.don’t waste your time on how to liberate Sudanese ppl,just focus on ur asylum status.

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  • 16 October 2012 10:10, by South South

    Goveror Gay called Haroun is a lair, he never mentioned any lost from SAF side. of course, penguins like Jalaby, Sudani ana and Northern Sudanese will buy his lies because they are lairs like him. People of GATHA JAMAR.( GAYS who fuck themselves 5 times a day.

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  • 16 October 2012 10:11, by South South

    Goveror Gay called Haroun is a lair, he never mentioned any lost from SAF side. of course, penguins like Jalaby, Sudani ana and Northern Sudanese will buy his lies because they are lairs like him. People of GATHA JAMAR.( GAYS who fuck themselves 5 times a day.

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    • 17 October 2012 03:20, by Nguetbuny de Luelpiny

      @Southern Sudan, your language is not convinces way to satisfy this site. Those are white/Arab abusive langauge, not by intellectual black African talking. Southern are alway convince& do not use personal abusive one, be more respective even if you knew they could be. Just be on the topic. The reason we are fighting for to satisfy audience on the website.

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  • 16 October 2012 10:11, by South South

    Goveror Gay called Haroun is a lair, he never mentioned any lost from SAF side. of course, penguins like Jalaby, Sudani ana and Northern Sudanese will buy his lies because they are lairs like him. People of GATHA JAMAR.( GAYS who fuck themselves 5 times a day.

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  • 16 October 2012 11:08, by Pif Paf

    last kicks of a dying sheep. SPLA-N days are numbered. What a bunch of shameful rebels with no vission. They have no place in Sudan and no support from the sudanese people.

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  • 16 October 2012 11:43, by Foxtail

    Mad PIF PAF! wonderful! hear, how his Names sound! just an idiot and silly boy. he doesn’t know the truth about the political games going on in his country! which days are numbered, your president’s(Bashir’s) or the Rebel’s days?
    President Bashir is a dying horse. a most wanted criminal in the world. SPLM-N is fighting for a just course. the Rebel deserve support from any sensable human being.

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    • 16 October 2012 19:52, by Peacocktail

      Well SRF forces, SPLA-N led the operation and no matter of what it take, if were in Kadugli you can see the challenge the regime face there, Situation remain unpredictable due intense SRF forces operation daily assaults aroound Town and Talodi. NCP keeps lying and this will not change the SRF strategies, SRF Oyeee, Civilians are always of victim of Wars ever therefore go ahead and inform the publi

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  • 16 October 2012 12:52, by sudani ana

    Loddi said that they attacked the village with the intent of occupying it but they later had to withdraw due to “technical considerations”
    Haha ha, We know what these “technical considerations” are...They are called the MIGHTY SAF. Go on our SAF heroes, we are all behind you.

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    • 16 October 2012 15:49, by Logic

      Sudani ana = Brainwashed retard.
      SAF = Pussycats fighting to maintain a gang of rapists in power.
      SPLA-N = Freedom fighters fighting for a cause no amount of firepower can halt. We all saw the results of the southern referendum.
      Nubians, Engessanah, Darfuris will one day realize their rights even if it takes decades. Retard!

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      • 17 October 2012 08:58, by sudani ana

        Mr traitor logic
        What makes you think SAF is not fighting Israel ? Who do you think is training and arming these rebel traitors to destabilise Sudan?

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    • 16 October 2012 15:54, by Logic

      Its real funny how SAF is mighty when killing and displacing Sudanese citizens but their might disappears when Israel strikes at will in the heart of Sudan. Hypocritical retards never learn. lol

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  • 16 October 2012 13:11, by Gulung -dit

    Arab are unique people who can not agreed their weakeness
    when they are defeated they don,t give up . what i know they will agree their defeat when Bashir is killed like Gadafi

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  • 16 October 2012 14:47, by Nubian King

    "SPLMN Intensified their activities in South Kordufan since Khartoum-Juba deal was inked" I think since the onset of the fighting in Nuba Mountains, there has been no sort of treaty between SPLMN and the NCP and therefore, conflict can intensify at any time.Moreover, we’re fighting for our own reasons not for any idiot the way people think.SPLA-N OYEEE!

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    • 16 October 2012 15:51, by Logic

      Nubian King
      Well said my brother.

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