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Sudan forces `kill over 20 people` in South Kordofan

Last Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 16:29

Khartoum: Sudanese paramilitary forces killed more than 20 people including women and children when they attacked a village in South Kordofan, the oil-producing border state`s deputy governor said on Thursday.
Abdelaziz al-Hilu accused Governor Ahmed Harun, who is from a rival party and will contest local elections against him on May 02, of "organising an attack by the Popular Defence Forces on my village, El-Faid Um Abdullah."
"They killed more than 20 people and burned between 300 and 500 houses in the early morning. Two women and four children were among those who burned inside the houses," he said.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 16:29

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