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Sudan’s army says routed rebel forces around Talodi


April 21, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) announced on Saturday that it repulsed fresh attempts by rebels of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army North (SPLM/A-N) to capture areas around Talodi town in South Kordofan State.

Al-Jazeera TV footage showing South Kordofan governor Ahmed Haroun addressing troops battling insurgents in his state.

SAF’s official spokesman, Al-Sawarmi Khalid Sa’ad, told the Sudanese Media Center (SMC), a pro-government news website, that their forces had managed to completely defeat SPLA-N forces which, according to him, left behind a great number of dead soldiers as well as materiel.

The army spokesman added that their forces were still chasing the remnants of the rebels’ in order to force them to retreat behind the 1956 border with neighbouring South Sudan.

Similarly, the governor of South Darfur State in western Sudan, Hamad Isma’il, said on Saturday that SAF had re-captured in his state the areas of Um Dafoug, Sisban and Hofrat Al-Nuhas into which rebels of the Sudan Liberation Movement Minnawi faction (SLM-MN) entered in the last few days.

Addressing a public rally in the state’s capital Nyala, the governor said that SAF fought a “decisive battle” on Friday against the invading forces and killed 300 rebels.

Isma’il told the crowd that SAF’s motto in fighting the rebels is “don’t bring back anyone alive” adding that the army is well prepared to repulse any attack from across his state’s borders with South Sudan.

His called echoed that of South Kordofan governor Ahmed Haroun who, in a video obtained by Al Jazeera, instructs his troops not take any prisoners in the course of their fighting with the SPLM-N.

Al Jazeera English | Sudan governor to troops: ’Take no prisoners’ | 31 March 2012

Haroun has expressed fury over video footage and has vowed to sue the Qatar-based broadcaster.

"You must hand over the place clean. Rub it, crush it and sweep it. Don’t bring them back alive. We have no space for them" the undated film showed Haroun as saying at what al-Jazeera says was a base freshly captured by Khartoum from Sudan People Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N).

An army commander standing near Haroun then says: "Don’t bring them back, eat them alive" amid laughter by the group in the video.

"Don’t create an administrative burden for us [by bringing back prisoners alive]" Haroun said.


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Al Jazeera English | ICC’s Luis Moreno-Ocampo speaks to Al Jazeera | 31 March 2012

Al Jazeera English | Sudan government adviser Rabi Abdel Atti speaks to Al Jazeera | 31 March 2012

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  • 22 April 2012 11:26, by Dinkawarrior

    The Mighty SPLA-N has no presure from any on! So I don’t think you will be lucky to walk-in to their position like what happened when SPLA One withdrew from Panthou!

    • 22 April 2012 12:08, by AfroArabian

      just a quick reminder to all u shit bags trying to start your old habit of stealing again,you FORGOT over 500,000 S.Sudanese in the North..take care of ur people..u humiliated urselves ENOUGH...stop humiliating the poor also...give them a hand...use ur internet bragging to beg the int. community to lend a hand in bringing them home..we will provide them shelter and food..but it is YOUR SHAME

      • 22 April 2012 12:09, by AfroArabian

        we have ENOUGH S.Sudanese here already...DONT BRING THEM BACK ALIVE

        • 22 April 2012 12:35, by Joseph Makuer


          What you said doen’t make sense... After IOM asked your fake government to externed the patariation period due date which was April 8, 2012, they refused.

          • 22 April 2012 12:54, by AfroArabian

            and why should they extend? why are you waiting for OUR government to care about YOUR citizens? instead of looking to the sky....look down and protect your people...wAllahi here they are treated with highest dignity...and they are ashamed of how YOUR government has handled their sitaution

            • 22 April 2012 13:15, by AfroArabian

              again as usual....even online u run u cowards...answer the question...what did ur government do for them?

        • 22 April 2012 13:47, by Deng

          AfroArabian? are you even a Muslim or a fake muslim? I kept track of the timing of your comments and I came to realized that you spend over 4 hrs online writing bullshit. you missed one of your prayer. Go sterilize your ass for Allah now, you timed out!

          • 22 April 2012 13:51, by AfroArabian

            Deng.!!..is that YOU...man..i miss how u used to clean my house, wash my clothes...THATS how u know its prayer time...well....not everyday is a friday prayer u bitch...so a typical prayer "where i wash my ass" takes 5 to 7 minutes...during which, u assholes TRY to find SOMETHING to say...nigger, get ur ass over here and bow to ur master

            • 22 April 2012 13:55, by AfroArabian

              yes..i Am a MUSLIM...strong and proud...but what are you? Christian? and does it say anywhere in ur religion that u are allowed to STEAL for family pride before marriage? or allows u to ’inherit’ your father’s wives? ur a monkey...no religion...no culture...just living life as the shit goes by..and how many times do you wash? seriously...u stink man. go wash the whiteman’s sperm from ur mouth

            • 22 April 2012 15:44, by mohammed ali

              Afroarabian, talk politics ; there is nothing wrong with doing a job as long as you are earn your bread with honour. We should not descend that low.Islam teachs us that we are equal human beings. We should stick to what we believe in.You should control yourselve not being driven by anger to talk filthy language.

    • 23 April 2012 00:34, by LL Reuben

      BREAKING news

      Fighting has broken out again on the borders of the S.Sudan and N. Sudan BBC and CNN reports.

  • 22 April 2012 13:11, by E. Defense Forces
  • 22 April 2012 13:26, by AfroArabian

    See..u are a typical bunch of cowards...yakhi even online ur afraid to face us....get lost...go find a mother to inherit in ur so called ’christian’ culture...who shares or inherits a mother? MONKEYS

  • 22 April 2012 13:52, by Deng

    Great Job SPLA
    for fucking up Heglig oil facilities!!!
    CONGRATS!!!! This is what Khartoum deserves!

    • 22 April 2012 14:13, by AfroArabian

      why the fuck do u keep changing the subject dengshit....? SPLA oyee...thats all ur worth? dumb ass....ok , so our oil rig is destructed...what r u going to do with urs? shove it up ur assholes and pray it compensates u for food...looool...OOOOH i forgot...the LAMU project !! even Kenya, the OWNER says2020..seems like the 3 day thingy...where u ran like shit...oyeeeeeeeee mthrfkr

      • 22 April 2012 14:15, by AfroArabian

        looool...funny how a swear word can have actual literal value with you...tell me...as ur old sudanese master....how many of ur father’s wives did u inherit...ok...that maybe tough...how many did u screw while u were drunk...i wont tell ur father...THATS EVEN IF YOU KNOW WHO HE IS...loooooooooooooool...keep running boy...i have ALL the internet in the world to chase u

    • 22 April 2012 15:58, by mohammed ali

      Deng, what benifit you got out with destruction? Mind you will every single penny from your destruction of Heglig.So congrtatulation yourself very well.

      • 22 April 2012 16:29, by Antiislamic

        Mahmuk Ali
        This is what you have been doing together with your dying government, you destroyed all South Sudan its facilities? So what do you expected from us? Just wait we are coming back to Panthou!

    • 22 April 2012 21:57, by hellonearth

      Now they show picture of them selves in Panthou, for god sake please just tell the truth. They anouced that they had recaptured Panthou. We said that we withdrew. Where are the dead bodies? Where are the POWs where are the destroyed military equipments Jalaby, Mohamed Ali, AfroArabian, and likes. And for the destruction it was SAF that did the arial bombardment. Yet you claim that Panthou is yours

  • 22 April 2012 22:03, by hellonearth

    To me it’s evident that we withdrew and that is that. Bashit you are going to court. Please I dare you to throw another bomb inside the Republic of South Sudan. Your stupid Chinese god father Banki Moon will not help you this time. You did not recapture Panthou we gave it back to you

    • 22 April 2012 22:17, by Northern Sudanese


      we have showed you the evidence many times.....there is no point on showing you the evidence because its to hard for you to accept the fact....we showed you the town under our control,we showed you your dead bodies on the ground and we showed you your COMMANDER not soldier but COMMANDER which we captured as POW with several other men....

      the Death toll of South sudan SPLA is 938 dead

      • 22 April 2012 22:18, by Northern Sudanese

        that is far more than what you claimed as killing 240 SAF soldiers ........

    • 22 April 2012 22:20, by AfroArabian

      lets say u did give it back...why? why give away something that is righfully yours...? internatinal pressure? really?...u defied that just the day before...what happened that night that changed ur minds? did JESUS speak to u...or was it a big fat wallet? or did ur leader TRY to save face by running in a fashionable way....and why leave friday? u were supposed to leave today?...run boys..thats all

      • 23 April 2012 01:36, by Kurnyel

        Forget about SPLM/N they are just as easy as drinking water. But some one who pro-claim to PHD Riek Machar will you deal with by all means, he is the one who masterminded all the problems in Sudan.

  • 23 April 2012 02:05, by Deng

    "You will never be at peace if your neighbor feels threaten"- Barack Obama. North & South Sudan will never be at peace if the people of Darfur, people of South Kordufan, and and the people of blue Nile are being threatened everyday and night by North Sudan Government. Only solution to Sudan conflict is to overthrow the Aggressive Goverment of North Sudan either diplomatically or militarily.

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