December 25th, 2011
01:07 AM ET

Sudanese army: Rebel leader Ibrahim killed

A major Darfur rebel leader and some of his top leaders have been killed, a Sudanese army spokesman announced on state-run radio Sunday.

"Our armed forces were able to destroy the renegade Khalil Ibrahim, who died along with members of [his group's] leadership that was with him," said Alswarmi Khalid, the army's spokesperson.

Khalid said Ibrahim and members of his group were surrounded and killed in the Wad Banda area - along the border between of North Darfur state and North Kordofan state, as they attempted to escape to South Sudan.

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  1. ¿TTUИFFUЯ ( ½ ELF slayer & ½ BUGBEAR KILLER )

    @cnn no one cares.. since this story has no comments..
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    next time make up some stuff or give more details on the death
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    destroy? = not very discriptive,,,,
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