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2012-10-24 Africa Subsaharan
Sudan accuses Israel of role in arms factory blast
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Posted by Glinesh Craling7938 2012-10-24 09:49|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6485 views ]  Top

#1 Rooters says two died, and adds the following useful thought:

Major damage to the Yarmouk plant would be a blow to Sudan's army in its battle against insurgencies in the western region of Darfur and the southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, bordering arch-rival South Sudan.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-10-24 15:04||   2012-10-24 15:04|| Front Page Top

#2 And the Sudanese opposition says it belongs to Iran's Revolutionary Guard.

It is still unclear who is responsible for the attack on the Yarmouk military plant in south Khartoum, but according to past reports in the foreign media, Iran has built such facilities in order to arm Hamas.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-10-24 16:51||   2012-10-24 16:51|| Front Page Top

#3 At least they didn't claim it was a powdered milk factory. That's progress, right?
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-10-24 17:04||   2012-10-24 17:04|| Front Page Top

#4 Debka sez they were building scud type missiles to ship to Hamas. If true, Israel bombing it doesn't surprise me.
Posted by phil_b 2012-10-24 20:26||   2012-10-24 20:26|| Front Page Top

#5 And the eyewitness descriptions indicate to me that cruise missiles were used.

Perhaps a final test before their use on Iran?
Posted by phil_b 2012-10-24 20:39||   2012-10-24 20:39|| Front Page Top

#6 Scuds for Hamas? Oh, man, think of the "work accidents" they could pull off with those...
Posted by tu3031 2012-10-24 21:54||   2012-10-24 21:54|| Front Page Top

#7 If it was the Israelis (highly likely) then it was a clever piece of strategy by them. It keeps the pressure on Iran ... while not increasing the arguments with the Obama administration. However - it also stirs up the jihadist roups in N. Africa even more than before - if it's possible to stir a hornets nest afer they are already buzzing. Now Sudan will kick in its own funding - and we expect repercussions somewhere. Maybe the Sinai???
Posted by Raider 2012-10-24 23:02||   2012-10-24 23:02|| Front Page Top

#8 SAMS + SA-24's to HAMAS by Iran.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-10-24 23:33||   2012-10-24 23:33|| Front Page Top

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