Sudan on brink of new oil war as air force bombs refugee camp
The Sudanese air force today flew a sortie across the international border with South Sudan, and bombed a refugee camp
THE ATTACK comes as South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit today accused Omar al-Bashir’s regime in Khartoum of plotting to invade. Local officials claimed at least 12 people were killed in the raid and 20 injured, but this could not be independently verified.
The only viable export route for South Sudan’s oil production – which accounts for 98% of the new nation’s income – is through Sudan