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Six kids dead as Sudanese MiG jets strafe Nuba Mountains

A Sudanese Air Force Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29SE
A Sudanese Air Force Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29SE

Six children – three of them from one family – have reportedly been killed in air strikes my MiG fighter jets on residential areas in South Kordofan.

In a statement to Radio Dabanga, the military spokesman for the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), Arnu Ngutulu Lodi, says the attack occurred at 6pm yesterday.

“Two Sudanese Air Force MiG fighters attacked residential areas within Heiban town in the Nuba mountains of South Kordofan with four bombs that killed six children, three of them from one family.”

He names them as Nidal Abdolrahman Ibrahim (12), Ibrahim Abdolrahman Ibrahim (10), Jihan Abdolrahman Ibrahim (5), Hafez Mahmud (10) Kuku Dawli (4), Yusif Yagoub (4).

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