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Children killed by air strikes in South Kordofan

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El Buram (6 Jan.) - The Sudanese sir force reportedly targeted the village of Al Ganaya in El Buram locality, South Kordofan with air strikes on Thursday killing mainly children.

The spokesman for the Sudan People's Liberation Movement Arnu Ngutulu Lodi said the Antonov plane launched air strikes on the village at midday killing nine women and children and injuring 26 others.

Some of the children killed were named as Kaka Tia Tia, 12, Roda Ibrahim Shokal, 13, Tutu Kuku El Haj, 8, Baghit Khair Allah Tia, five months abd Kabashi Kuku el Haj, 3.

Two of the injured were Medusir Abdel Rahman Kuku, 2 and Tutu Tia Kuku, 1.

Lodi appealed to the international community to carry out investigations of what was happening in the area, and provide protection for civilians.