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Condemnation As Sudan Bombs South Kordofan Civilians


Condemnation As Sudan Bombs South Kordofan Civilians

Nuba Mountains, May 29, 2016 (Radio Dabanga/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The Sudanese Air Force has continued its air raids on civilian targets in South Kordofan’s Nuba Mountains. This week, a school was hit, and a teacher injured. The Sudan Troika has called for an end to the violence.

On Saturday, a Sudanese Air Force Antonov dropped ten barrel bombs on the Uru area, southeast of Heiban, the spokesman for the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), Arnu Ngutulu Lodi said in a statement today.

Lodi said that on Thursday, an Antonov dropped 12 bombs on the Umserdiba area near to Umm Dorain. This killed 12 cows. On Friday, the Shawri area in Hieban locality was bombed. “The bombs terrorised the civilians, but there were no human casualties,” Lodi said.

Primary school bombed

On Wednesday afternoon, a government warplane bombed a leading primary school in Kauda, Heiban locality. A Kenyan teacher was wounded and the school’s facilities damaged.

According to Nuba Reports, a Sukhoi jet dropped two parachute bombs into the compound of the St. Vincent Primary School at the Diocese of El Obeid, damaging classrooms and the library.

“We just thank God that the children were not in the primary school because these metal pieces would have probably killed them… ”

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