Satellite shows Sudan hit by airstrike

2012-10-27 21:09

Cairo - A US monitoring group says satellite images of the aftermath of an explosion at a Sudanese weapons factory suggest the site was hit by an airstrike.

The Sudanese government has accused Israel of bombing its Yarmouk military complex in Khartoum, killing two people and leaving the factory in ruins.

The images released by the Satellite Sentinel Project to The Associated Press on Saturday showed several 16m wide craters. A spokesperson for the project, Jonathan Hutson, said military experts found the craters to be "consistent with large impact craters created by air-delivered munitions".

Israeli officials have neither confirmed nor denied striking the site, instead accusing Sudan of playing a role in an Iranian-backed network of arms shipments to Hamas and Hezbollah.

  • Jean-Pierre Wolf - 2012-10-27 21:21


  • shooshyu.tu - 2012-10-27 21:30

    Could this recent increase military activity in this region be the precursor to the next global war?

      Rooinek007 - 2012-10-27 22:03

      People keep saying this, but for me its totally unthinkable. Unthinkable because we will not survive another global war. Nuclear weapons will eventually be used in a war between nuclear powers, and anybody who survives that will wish that they didn't survive.

      andrez.kolesky - 2012-10-27 22:08

      Very, very good question ...

  • Elias Tabane - 2012-10-28 05:07

    There should be a full scale jihad which will bring the new world order, israel can deny it, but its already prophesied that should they start the war of amagedon definitely they will lose it,they lost to hizbollah recently.....

      AnthonyfromAfrica - 2012-10-28 05:31

      . Maybe you could set an example, and bvlow yourself up first!!! Just suggesting !!

      larry.lachman.54 - 2012-10-28 07:50

      What did Israel lose to Hisbollah, and what did Hisbollah gain? These fools and their silly stories.

      Amused-Reader - 2012-10-28 08:02

      Prophesised where ?? The only prophesies I know show the forces of evil ganging up against Isreal, and, when God intervenes, losing. (Rev). Every time the arabs have tried to take on isreal they have lost, and badly at that.

      spartanx93 - 2012-10-28 08:14

      Well elias.... get off your deck chair and go jihad! Don 't shout the odds from the comfort of South Africa!!

      kevin.watson.7906 - 2012-10-28 08:45

      Dont become a poker player you will lose everything you own. The Western Powers will never allow Israel to be destroyed, they would sooner see the rest of the Muslim world turned into a nuclear desert, rightfully or wrongfully so.

      eddy.deepfield - 2012-10-28 09:15

      Elias - prophesied where in an ancient prescience superstitious Bible, known only by fanatics who think it is the word of a nonexistent God! If you see Jesus say Hi. Same with the Quran, If you see Mohammud say Hi.

      pdevillet.patrik - 2012-10-28 10:07

      why are religious people so aggressive? It make you wonder!!

      lovenergy - 2012-10-28 14:47

      If you truely knew the truth about the NWO you wouldn't be too keen for it to happen, in fact statistically they are already killing hundreds of thousands of people every year without you even knowing it. A full scale jihad? You sound so brave deciding the future of people you don't even know, not caring about the innocents, woman and children. So Elias, which Religion of \LOVE\ are you willing to kill for?

  • Willie Olivier - 2012-10-28 06:00

    I agree, it's time for another Crusade

  • kooskanmar - 2012-10-28 06:19

    Has the dysfunctional Sudan got a government now? One of the worst run countries in the world and it's so called government sells arms to whomever they want without repercussions. Think again. Somalia and Sudan could just be wiped off the face of this plant, and few would care. The mossad should have done the world a favour and got rid of everyone involved in the sellling of these illegal weapons.

  • Gerald Jordaan - 2012-10-28 07:02

    Good !! Up the Israelis !!

  • alex.nkosi.39 - 2012-10-28 09:58

    What a joke!why are you so islamophobic guys? Ooh yeaah, the so-called zionists in SA, its better for you guys to go and fight in israel, not here in mzanzi, the fact is that israeli is worst and brutal regime in the world, look at how extent of power they are using in gaza,killing women and children rather than hamas and other jihadists, is that justifiable ?,no one can accept that their hypocrite friends have turned back on them, on other hand,israel have deported more than 3000 african brothers from the occupied land, so its the worst racist country in the world.plz guys stop these brutalities and intervening others' affairs, may be you forget hisbollah and iran!

      larry.lachman.54 - 2012-10-28 12:06

      Nkosi, thanks for insight into the working of your average African brain. Jumbled, incoherrant, lapse of the synapse, staggered inability to achieve basic logic and reason. One big faulty short circuit.

      alex.nkosi.39 - 2012-10-28 15:54

      Larry, i hope that julius malema come back to politics and chase you away like rats, look at how racists you're, would you think thay africans have inability to achieve things that you can achieve, no wondering bcoz zionists believe that they are better than the others, we know your arrogance and false belives, but one thing you should remember the world has changed and plz get along what is happening. Damn racist.

  • masupa.tsela - 2012-10-28 18:27

    Israel on its own can't scare anyone, but it's its allies who are too powerful who scare the sh#t out of anyone who wanna attack Israel. But as long as the muslims don't worry blowing themselves up with a handful of caucasians, sooner than later we will finish eating the elephant!

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