Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir (L) sits next to his Defence Minister Abdelrahim Mohammed Hussein during a meeting of representatives from east African defence ministries in the capital Khartoum on April 24, 2015. AFP PHOTO / EBRAHIM HAMID
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Sudan's military accused Juba of supporting rebels from Darfur after Khartoum's troops clashed with the insurgents in part of the war-torn region near the border between the two countries Sunday.The army said the Justice and Equality Movement -- one of several groups battling Sudanese forces in Darfur since 2003 -- used South Sudan's Bahr al-Ghazal region as a base to enter neighbouring Darfur on Sunday, where the two sides clashed.Saad said the army, along with the controversial counter-insurgency Rapid Support Forces, laid ambushes along the roads used to enter South Darfur state, capturing 100 JEM vehicles and killing many fighters.South Sudan has also faced its own civil war since 2013, and accused Khartoum of giving support to rebels.
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