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S. Kordofan capital shelled in Sudan: witnesses

  • A Sudanese man displays on October 11, 2012 damages on the aftermath of shelling by rebels of Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in the capital of the Sudanese South Kordofan state, Kadugli. (AFP PHOTO/STR)

KHARTOUM: Shells struck the capital of Sudan's South Kordofan state on Tuesday in a renewed barrage, witnesses said, after unprecedented rebel firing on the same town of Kadugli early this month sparked UN condemnation.

"At 9:00 am (0600 GMT) shells started to come from outside the town, concentrating on the town centre," one witness told AFP.

 
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