Sudan army attacks rebel positions in Darfur.
Khartoum (Alshahid) – The Sudanese army has launched a fresh military offensive targeted the remaining fighters of the JEM, in North Darfur’s main rebel group, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), state media reported on Tuesday.
The Sudanese army spokesman alleged the JEM fighters fled the government military offensive without much resistance.
“The remnants of JEM fled without significant fighting, retreating northwards and leaving behind many vehicles and their wounded and dead men who were killed during the one-hour in Western Al-Awateel area” said Lieutenant-Colonel Al-Sawarmi Khalid Saad,
The spokesman said the military offensive would continue against the “remnants of JEM” until all militia hideouts in Darfur are cleared, the Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported.