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|August 14, 2008|
People were tending their fields, kids were going to school.
Sudanese government troops, launhed and assault in rebel-held areas in remote north Darfur. An SLA commander in the field said the attackers had some 100 armed vehicles, horses and camels accompanied by full air support including warplanes and attack helicopters.
Khartoum denies the attacks and the Au has no presence in the far north but the rebels claim the assault is intended 'to clear way for Chinese oil hunt' in north Darfur.