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Sudan announces death of Darfur rebel leader

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The Sudanese army announced Saturday evening that Ali Karbino, leader of the Sudanese Liberation Movement for Justice (LMJ-Karbino), has been killed battles in Al-Qobba area, north Darfur region, to the west of Suda



Karbino and a number of his top aides were killed, and 15 other rebels, including foreign fighters, were captured by the regular troops in the battles, Sudanese field commander Col. Annor Ahmad Adam told the local medi



Col. Adam said his troops seized 30 vehicles and a large quantity of munitions, and destroyed a number of vehicle



He noted that Karbino has been one of the influential rebel leaders since the insurgency broke out in Darfur in 200



Karbino defected from the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM), led by Abdul Wahed Al Nur and Minni Minnawi, and formed the LMJ-Karbino following the signing of the Abuja deal for peace in Darfur between the Sudanese government and the SLM in 200



He is the second slain rebel leader after Khalil Ibrahim, the former leader of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) who was killed in 2011
Sudan announces death of Darfur rebel leader

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