Sudan forces `kill over 20 people` in South Kordofan

South Kordofan`s deputy governor accused governor of "organising an attack".

Updated: Apr 14, 2011, 16:29 PM IST

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