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Darfur rebels repulse SAF attempt to retake Jebel Marra’s Jaldo

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January 7, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The fighters of Sudan Liberation Movement led by Abdel Wahid Al-Nur (SLM-AW) repulsed an attempt by the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) to retake a position they control in the mountainous area of Jebel Mara since last December.

Nimir Abdel Rahman told Sudan Tribune on Monday that they repelled an attack that SAF had launched on their positions in Jaldo which they control since Friday 28 December.

He claimed they killed 75 soldiers and captured 11 vehicles and significant amount of arms and ammunition, adding they destroyed 25 vehicles.

The remaining SAF troops fled in direction of Zalingei, the capital of the newly established Central Darfur state, he further said.

Sudanese army did not react to the rebel statements.

Last week the Sudanese defence minister, Abdel-Rahim Hussein told the parliament that SAF had re-seized the area from the rebels.

But Nimir stressed in his statements to Sudan Tribune that Monday’s attack was the first attempt from the government army to retake Jaldo.

"Actually the army want to retake Golo," Nimir said.

Golo, which is located Central Darfur state near Nirtiti town, is under the control of the SLM-AW rebels since the 24 December.

The rebel spokesperson also said the Sudanese military planes carried out different air raids in the area and villagers were forced to flee their homes hide in the mountains.

"Also many civilians were killed and now we do not have the exact number of those killed following the aerial bombing", he added.

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  • 8 January 2013 09:32, by okucu pa lotinokwan

    Bravo only air bombardment will kill civilian by Khartoum,otherwise infantry SAF have nothing into,by one to two years SPLA will be the strongest fighters in Africa continent.
    OKUCU PA LOTINOKWAN

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    • 8 January 2013 14:23, by Hardball

      75 soldiers killed, 11 vehicles captured and 25 destroyed bravo. NCP liars are silent because they can’t figure out the way to lie about it.

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  • 8 January 2013 10:21, by Kalo

    We done guys,struggle Continues

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  • 8 January 2013 12:09, by Nuer Dominated Liberation of South Sudan

    Who are arab??? No Answer at all, Arab of Sudanes are homeless, they just touring the world for their own motivation..not to settle in Sudan. Sudanese are Black,and Brown. Arabi should look like Iraqes,but they now look black,and called themselves Arab with no shame for their good.

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    • 8 January 2013 14:24, by Northern Sudanese

      Nuer Dominated Liberation of South Sudan
      i am sick of explaining this to monkeys all the time! Arab is not a race, Arab is a culture! if Arab was a race then all Asians are considered Arabs!
      get educated and browse the meaning of ’’Arab’’ now that you managed to steal a laptop lol research and get educated

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      • 8 January 2013 15:51, by zulu

        North Sudanese,
        Chunky roly-poly monkeys found in Japan are you. Take a look at it Photo: AFP/GETTY
        Image 1 of 3The monkeys have been put on a low-fat diet Photo: AY,
        You morbidly obbesed monkeys will have it soon in the reduction of weight, by fleeing, guess where, south sudan

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  • 8 January 2013 14:25, by Northern Sudanese

    This is a joke! they speak without evidence, they make figures up from their heads!
    this is just like their previous lies of shooting down planes loool

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    • 8 January 2013 15:48, by Paul Ongee

      Ya Northern Sudanese,
      What do you mean by "If Arab is a race, that means all Asians are Arabs." You are the one to get educated on this statement because Russians, Chinese,Japanese, Koreans and so forth are Asians not the big-nosed homo sapiens walking on two legs but mainly live in the desert.

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      • 8 January 2013 17:37, by no peace with north

        I agree with northern sudan Arab is united by culture of gay momahade their prophet. Momahade was saying that he was born by unknown human either woman or man that is why their go to Sudia arabia and fuck themselvies using their ass and their turn their anus up without underwear to show their alaah that my ass is clean my I be fuck? using that question to their god devil.

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        • 8 January 2013 17:55, by no peace with north

          ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????

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        • 8 January 2013 19:57, by Nibs

          No peace with North,
          I like your response to that lunatic, N.cockroache.it’s undisputed fact that Mohamed is a gay.they are gay followers.

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  • 8 January 2013 17:16, by william mawien

    Srf oyeeee//eeee repulse them more we will support you go ahead repulsing weak saf ;;;;;by the way saf is the weakest army in the whole world ;;;;;making of gangs militants ;;;;;;repulse them more go a head my friends

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  • 9 January 2013 23:01, by ANYANYA1

    SLM Oyeee, keep up Arab people don’t listen . Keeeeeep Up SLM Oyeeeeee
    ANYANYA1

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