SA soldiers repel deadly ambush in Dafur

27 September 2015 - 17:22 By RDM News Wire

Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) deployed in Sudan as part of the UN-African Union hybrid mission repelled a deadly ambush by rebels in the Darfur region on Sunday morning‚ the SANDF said in a statement. One South African soldier was killed in the attack while another was seriously wounded‚ it said.“The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans‚ Chief of the South African National Defence Force‚ Chief of Joint Operations Division and Chief of the South African Army convey their heartfelt condolences to the family‚ relatives‚ friends and comrades of the deceased and wish the injured member a speedy recovery‚” the communique said.It said the dead soldier’s particulars would be released once the family or next-of-kin had been informed.

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