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Ethiopia killed, publicly displayed dead bodies of our soldiers: Sudan

“This treacherous act will not pass without a response,” said Sudan.”

• June 27, 2022
Sudanese Soldiers (Credit:Daily News Egypt)
Sudanese Soldiers (Credit:Daily News Egypt)

Sudan’s military has accused the Ethiopian army of executing seven Sudanese soldiers and a civilian who were captives.

In a statement, the Sudanese armed forces also accused Ethiopia of displaying the bodies of the executed people to the public and vowed that there would be “an appropriate response.”

“This treacherous act will not pass without a response,” said Sudan.

There was no immediate response from Ethiopian authorities to a request for comment.

Tensions between Sudan and Ethiopia have run high in recent years because of a spillover of the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region and Ethiopia’s construction of a giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile.

Tens of thousands of refugees have fled into eastern Sudan, and there have been military skirmishes in an area of contested farmland along the border between Sudan and Ethiopia.

(Reuters/NAN)

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