Shells hit Sudan`s South Kordofan capital: Residents
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Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 16:46
  
Khartoum: Shells struck the capital of Sudan's war-torn South Kordofan state on Saturday, residents said, but there was no immediate confirmation of casualties.

"The last one just landed a few minutes ago," one resident of Kadugli said. Rebels of the Sudan People's Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N), fighting since 2011 in South Kordofan, have periodically shelled Kadugli since late last year, causing some fatalities.

Neither the SPLA-N nor Sudan's military could be immediately reached for comment. "I heard about three mortars," a second resident said, adding that two had hit the centre of town near a bus depot.

The other resident also said the town centre had been struck, but he spoke of six shells slamming into the area.

AFP

First Published: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 16:46


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