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15 Sudanese military Killed after plane crash near Khartoum

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October 7, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – Fifteen military personnel were killed when a Russian military plane crashed on Sunday morning, 40 kilometres west of Omdurman, in Khartoum State.

Al-Sawarmi Khaled, spokesperson of the Sudanese army, announced the crash of the transport plane, Antonov An-12, saying it was carrying military equipment to El-Fasher, the capital of North Darfur. He said there 16 military personnel on board in addition to its crew of six people.

He said that the crash was due to a technical failure, as the captain had reported that one of the engines stopped working and then said the second engine stopped also, Al Sawarmi said, adding the plane crashed during an emergency landing.

Initially the army said 13 were killed and nine other wounded but on Sunday evening the military spokesperson issued another statement saying two others died of their wounds.

He pledged that an investigation team was dispatched to the site of the crash adding that a conclusion would be reached soon.

(ST)

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  • 8 October 2012 11:57, by Randit

    That is very great news. God will Discipline you one by one.
    Regards,
    Randit3

    • 8 October 2012 12:42, by Robot

      There is something fishy on this report, the errors involved,inaccurate information.... there might be something hidden.. DARFUR/(SRF).. HAVE THEIR GOD BEHIND THEM AS I ALWAYS SAID.. NOBODY IS HAPPY WHEN DEATH OCCURS BUT THE FACT REMAIN THAT THE UNJUSTIFIED WILL BE JUSTIFIED.

      • 8 October 2012 12:53, by markuonliel

        this is bad news,

    • 8 October 2012 13:17, by South South

      Death for the Gay males of Sudan.

      • 24 January 2013 14:55, by Adelle

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    • 8 October 2012 13:42, by Junta

      Divine retribution! Our God is a just God! He will not allow tryrants to kill the innocent without a consequence for the perpetuators! Next will be Albashir, Ahmad Harun, Sudan’s defence Minister and all with bloody hands of the innocent plus their supporters like Noprthen Sudanese, Jallabi,Mohammad Alli, Forza etc.

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  • 8 October 2012 12:50, by Nubian King

    The evil doings that NCP’s Military wing perpetuated in Darfur, Nuba Mountains, South Sudan and Blue Nile are gradually turning against them.Rest in Peace Poor sons of Sudan.God is equal and does His things in His own way. In less than four months, three plane crash killing those on board. I hope the next plane crash will do away with top govt official like Nafie/Bashir/Abdulrahman.

    • 8 October 2012 14:59, by Nibs

      You are not communicating at all,what do you mean;"crash ding emergence landing","two others denied from wound"when i said ST reporters are mere secondary school drop out,i mean exactly that.

  • 8 October 2012 16:12, by Majongdit

    It is good that they perished in a Russian plane. Now let the Vodka Envoy who yesterday ushered the sharing of Abyei come forth and speak. This is better news for him than poke his nose into Abyei issues.

  • 9 October 2012 11:15, by jjb south

    who is the real omen behind Russian made Antinovs crush?
    is it SRF or Russia ?
    this are qtns Al-Shawarmi should ask.bse he is next the liar.
    God will not let NCP kill with impunity all times.
    you ferry weapons to kill innocent civilians & end up dying.
    praise God.
    you will always harvest what you plant one day.

  • 24 January 2013 14:53, by Adelle

    This is very sad. I wonder when it will all stop. I was on a sweden yacht when I found out and I was really sad that day.

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