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SLM-AW claim nine kills in attack on military convoy in South Darfur

January 26 - 2014 NYALA

The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) reported that its troops attacked a military convoy in South Darfur on Saturday.

Mustafa Tambur, the military spokesman for the Sudan Liberation Movement led by Abdel Wahid El Nur (SLM-AW), reported to Radio Dabanga that their troops, under the banner of the SRF, attacked at about 5pm on Saturday a military convoy in the area of Safia Um Gad. The convoy was coming from the city of Nyala.  

Tambur claimed that nine government and militia troops were killed. The SLM-AW forces captured a policeman stationed at the Civil Registry office at Nyala. They also seized six Land Cruisers loaded with various weapons, and large quantities of ammunition and supplies.

File photo (Albert González Farran/Unamid)

Related: Rebels claim attack on North Darfur military garrison (30 December 2013)


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