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Sudan: Barrel bombs rain on South Kordofan

An Antonov of the Sudanese Air Force
An Antonov of the Sudanese Air Force

Antonov aircraft of the Sudanese Air Force have continued their aerial bombardments of areas in the Nuba Mountains, South Kordofan, injuring civilians and causing extensive damage to property.

According to a statement to Radio Dabanga by Arno Ngutulu Lodi, spokesman for the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), on 17 April, six bombs were dropped on the Nyukur area in Dalami locality. Three civilians were injured, including a child, namely, Wazifa Osman (10), Mohamed Ebaid Bakri (40), Ayman Jafar Kuku (33).

Lodi continues that on Tuesday in Um Dorain locality, an Antonov dropped four bombs on Kurchi area and two bombs on Hajar-Katuka village.

On Thursday, two bombs fell into Umserdiba, and six bombs on Taulow, which damaged civilias properties. On the same day four bombs were dropped into Trogi area in Tabu, Buram locality, which caused a bush fire and terrorised civilians, Lodi concludes.

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