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Darfur rebels claim another victory in Jebel Marra

March 27 - 2016 JEBEL MARRA
Rebel fighters in Darfur, 18 January 2015 (file photo)
Rebel fighters in Darfur, 18 January 2015 (file photo)

The Sudan Liberation Movement, led by Abdelwahid El Nur (SLM-AW) claim to have killed nine government troops in the southern part of Jebel Marra on Friday.

Shihabeldin Ahmed Haggar, the military spokesman for the SLM-AW, informed Radio Dabanga today that the rebel fighters killed nine army and militia troops in a battle in the area near the villages of Kara and Gabo in western Jebel Marra.

He said that the government forces were defeated in the battle. “We captured a corporal called Ali Mousa Mukhtar of the 16th artillery corps, and seized two machineguns and an RPG, together with a number of small arms.”

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