Sunday, October 08, 2006

Darfur rebels and Sudan army clash at Chad border

More bad news about the bad peace deal.
KHARTOUM, Sudan (Reuters) -- Sudanese rebels opposed to a recent peace deal in Darfur clashed with government troops near Sudan's border with Chad, officials on both sides said on Sunday, and rebels said they had captured a Sudanese officer.

The violence sent scores of injured fighters from both sides streaming across the border for treatment, and 77 combatants were at a civilian hospital in Chad on Sunday morning, a humanitarian source in Chad's eastern city of Abeche said. Read the whole article here.
My heart breaks everytime I read about this. I know about this. It was a wrong deal from the beginning, and we had no business forcing them to make it. Only one of the major groups signed on, and they called that a victory? P-l-e-a-s-e.

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