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WASHINGTON -- The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has releasednew DigitalGlobe imageryconfirming reports that in November the government of Sudan engaged in scorched-earth warfare in the war-torn Sudanese border state of South Kordofan. SSP can confirm that a total of at least 26 Nuban villages were systematically destroyed,as well as food crops and grasslands for cattle grazing, across approximately 54 square miles (140 square kilometers) in three civilian-populated areas.
WASHINGTON -- The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has released a situation report, “Scorched Earth Nearal Abassiya,” with DigitalGlobe satellite imageryshowing the recent intentional burning of 13 villages and a 31-square-mile (82 square kilometer) area of scorched earth in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, Sudan.
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