Nuba Reports fighting continuing in Kordofan

On May 5 at around 6:30 the Sudanese Armed Forces repelled an attack by SPLA-N forces on a SAF garrison at Umm Barmbeita in Rashad County, South Kordofan. The attack lasted about 2 1/2 hours after which the 1200 strong SPLA-N force retreated to Sarafai. Sudanese Antonovs bombed the area from the beginning of the attack until about 4pm. At least 5 SPLA-N soldiers were injured in the clash, 3 of which were sent to the Mother of Mercy Hospital in Gidele with more serious injuries.

via Nuba Reports | Video Journalism By Eyes And Ears Nuba.

About mkevane

Economist at Santa Clara University and Director of Friends of African Village Libraries.
This entry was posted in Sudan. Bookmark the permalink.