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Darfur JEM Leader Khalil Ibrahim Killed

Darfur rebel leader Khalil Ibrahim killed "en route to South Sudan": Army

By Jeffrey Gettleman,

Khalil Ibrahim, a powerful Sudanese rebel leader who mounted a daring and near-successful raid that took his fighters from the sun-blasted deserts of Darfur to the doorstep of the capital, Khartoum, was killed in battle on Sunday, the Sudanese government said.

Sudanese military officials said they killed Mr. Ibrahim and several comrades during a shootout in the southern reaches of the country, and Arab news networks reported that Mr. Ibrahim’s family had confirmed his death. Continue reading Darfur JEM Leader Khalil Ibrahim Killed