KHARTOUM, May 24 (KUNA) -- The Sudanese army said here Sunday that it
repelled an attack by rebels in the area of Sham Bro north of Darfur, blaming
Chad for devising the attack on the army.
An army statement by the army condemned Chad for being behind the assault,
affirming the army had dealt swiftly with rebels from the Justice and Equality
On its part, the UNAMID indicated that rebels used mortar shells and heavy
artillery during the attack against the army.
The rebels blamed the government earlier for daily air-raids against their
bases in Darfur, affirming that they would continue the fight the government.
Sudan and Chad had been exchanging blame on supporting rebels in both
Chad said earlier this month that it had bombarded rebels in Sudanese soil.
Sudan accused Chad of supporting JEM rebels. (end)
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