Four foreigners `captured` by Sudan Army in Heglig
Khartoum: Four foreigners investigating the debris from recent fighting between Sudan and South Sudan have been captured in the Heglig oilfield area, Khartoum`s military said on Saturday.
Sawarmi Khaled Saad, the army spokesman, identified the foreigners as a Briton, a Norwegian, a South African and a South Sudanese.
He was speaking to reporters after the four were flown to Khartoum for "more investigation."
"We captured them inside Sudan`s borders, in the Heglig area, and they were collecting war debris for investigation," Saad said at the airport.
He added that all four had military backgrounds, and were accompanied by military equipment and a military vehicle. He did not elaborate.
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