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Justice and Equality Movement defeats GOS’s Forces and its Para-military militia in Darfur

Sudan Justice and Equality Movement (Justice, Equality, Unity and Fraternity)

Press release, Nov. 14, 2003

Sudan Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) defeats the Sudan Government Forces and its Para-military militia in Western Darfur State of Sudan

A fierce fighting is been going on since 11 November 03 between the Sudan Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) Fighters and the Sudan Government Forces and its Para-military militias in Western Darfur State.

The fighting has taken place in different areas of the state, like Moon Mountain Northeast of EL-Geneina city and Hilaylat Eastern garrison town of Kulbus.

The fighting broke out when the government troops and allied militias engaged in scorched-earth attacks and intensified indiscriminate aerial bombardment of civilian target.

The conflict resulted in defeat for the Government forces and its militias; a great loss on the government forces is inflicted.

The Sudan Justice and Equality Movement fighters confirmed that they had shot an Apache helicopter down and captured a large quantity of military equipment.

JEM fighters confirm that the fighting will continue in different parts of the region.

Idrees Ibrahim Azrag,
The official spokesman for Sudan Justice and Equality Movement