Sudan oil state rebels say repulsed government advance




 
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Sudan oil state rebels say repulsed government advance
 
November 3rd, 2012  
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Sudan oil state rebels say repulsed government advance
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Rebels in Sudan's main oil state said on Friday they had killed scores of government troops in one of the largest clashes reported in the South Kordofan region in recent months. Sudan's armed forces were not available to comment on the report by the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N). Access to South Kordofan, which borders newly independent South Sudan, is restricted and it was not possible to verify the report independently. "The SPLM-N were able to kill 70 of the enemy forces," the rebels said in a statement, adding that seven insurgents died. ...

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