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Sudan Plane Bombs Chad Side of Border, Residents Say

A Sudanese warplane attacking rebels in the west bombed the Chadian side of the border on Thursday in a rare spillover into Chad of a war in Sudan’s remote Darfur region, aid workers and local residents said. Sonia Peyrassol, emergency coordinator for the Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) medical charity in eastern Chad, said a man and his two-year-old daughter were killed and 15 people, four of them children, were wounded in the bombing. “It was a Sudanese plane. We heard the explosions as it dropped the bombs this morning,” Peyrassol told Reuters, adding local authorities had reported that the dead and wounded in the frontier town of Tine were Chadian. Full Story

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