Sudanese tribal leader killed in bombing By | Tuesday, May 22 2012 at 14:20
A Sudanese arms dealer in Port City, East of Sudan has been killed by a bomb blast.
Mr Nasssir Mohamed Said is said to be a well known arms dealer in the area.
According to eye witnesses, Mr Said was driving his car when the fatal bomb struck.
The source of the bombing remains unknown.
A source in East Sudan said the victim was a tribal leader belonging to Al-Ababda tribe, a tribe living near the Egyptian border and engaged in smuggling weapons to Egypt and Hamas-controlled, Gaza, which is part of Palestine.
In April 2011, two unknown civilians were also bombed as a result of airstrikes in East Sudan, there was no official comment, however, an Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, reported on 6 April 2011 that the airstrike killed "Hamas arms trafficker."
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