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Chad pulls troops out of Sudan after wiping out rebels, says minister

Latest update : 2009-05-17

Chad has pulled its troops out of Sudan after having wiped out bases belonging to the rebels who invaded their country earlier this month, Defence Minister Adoum Younousmi announced Sunday.

AFP - Chad has pulled its troops out of Sudan after having wiped out bases belonging to the rebels who invaded their country earlier this month, Defence Minister Adoum Younousmi announced Sunday.
   
It was the first official confirmation that Chad had sent ground troops into neighbouring Sudan to pursue the rebels, although Khartoum had already accused Chad of air strikes inside its territory.

Date created : 2009-05-17

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