Fighting breaks out in Sudan's Blue Nile border state




 
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February 19th, 2013  
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Topic: Fighting breaks out in Sudan's Blue Nile border state


CAIRO (Reuters) - Fighting broke out in a Sudanese border state between the military and rebels trying to overthrow President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, both sides said on Monday, and the government said its forces had killed scores of insurgents. The rebels gave a different account, saying the government forces had attacked civilian areas. The conflict in Blue Nile started in September 2011, a few months after neighboring South Sudan seceded under a 2005 peace deal that ended decades of civil war. ...




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