Sudanese men gather around a newspaper street vendor in a street in Al-Jarif city, outside the capital Khartoum, on May 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ASHRAF SHAZLY
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Sudan is likely to have supplied weapons by air to rebels battling the government in neighbouring South Sudan, a report released Tuesday said, despite Khartoum's denials of involvement in the conflict.The study from the London-based small arms research organisation, Conflict Armament Research, documented a cache of weapons and ammunition captured by South Sudanese government troops from the rebels in Jonglei State in November.Some 70 percent of this particular type of rifle round were made in Sudan in 2014, the report said.Khartoum has also accused South Sudan's government of backing rebels battling in its border regions.
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