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NORTH DARFUR - 13 Nov 2017

Sudan govt captures Darfur rebel leader

The paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) said that have captured a key rebel commander from the Darfur region after two days of fighting in North Darfur state.

SRF spokesperson Abdel-Rahman al-Ja’ali on Saturday said their forces arrested Rizigallah also known as (Savanna), commander of the rebel Sudan Army Movement-Revolutionary Forces (SAM-RF).

Al-Ja’ali further said Savanna and two of his aides were captured at Jibal Moro area, east of Kabkabiya and south-west of Kutum locality.

Last month, Savanna’s group withdrew from the Darfur peace process and joined a rebel group led by Musa Hilal.