Skip to comments.Israeli Jets, Sub 'Strike in Sudan'
Posted on 12/25/2011 9:23:21 AM PST by Eleutheria5
Israeli fighter jets, helicopters and possibly a submarine were involved in multiple attacks on targets in Sudan last week, according to local news outlets. The reports say that Israeli jets hit targets in the eastern part of the African country, near its border with Egypt, last Thursday. They hit six Land Cruiser jeeps and killed four people. An earlier strike took place last Sunday and reportedly involved Israeli helicopters. A truck was targeted. Some reports say an Israeli submarine was also spotted at the same time.
However, the Sudanese army spokesman, Col. Al-Sawarmi Haled Sa'ad, said that the military's air defense array gave no indication that the country's airspace had been breached. Arabic news outlet Dar al-Hayyat on Sunday reported conflicting information coming out of Sudan regarding alleged Israeli air strikes. It said that the governor of Sudans Red Sea District recently received notification from several citizens in the region that the IAF had raided smuggler convoys, in Abu Thabaq in the disputed Halaib triangle.
Also according to al-Rakoba, on December 15, Israeli Apache helicopters landed on an island east of the Red Sea port of Mohammed Qol. In early 2009, an Israeli raid on a 23-truck convoy carrying weapons to Hamas terrorists in Gaza was reported.
Israel does not comment on reports of overseas actions such as these.
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MERRY CHRISTMAS! The Isrealis’ learing that it’s better to “give” than to “receive.”
My wild guess is that some libyan arms smugglers received Hanukkah presents.
Media says, authorities deny. What’s the deal? Is Sudan unaware or covering up? Is the media attempting to create an incident, inciting hatred against Israel?
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
I'll be danged, Israel celebrating Christmas in fashion. : D
Col. Al-Sawarmi Haled Sa'ad, said that the military's air defense array gave no indication that the country's airspace had been breached.
A few well deserved back pats for stealth being given back home I'm sure.
Would this qualify as the gift that keeps on giving?
What naval activity has gone on lately in Sudan’s ports? Any Iranian flagged ships delivering “cargo” to their friends? Perhaps something was delivered that the Israelis feel shouldn’t be in Sudan and headed towards the Egyptian border which is a route to Israel.
They’re practicing for the big one, Iran.
Curiously, Iran and the Sudan seem to be mum on what we believe were military strikes.
Rather than confront a country you know will kick your ass, these nations may have decided it was smarter to act as if nothing really happened.
That sure seems to be the likely case at any rate.
Stealth technology at work. Good for the IAF for a well planned and carried out mission according to this account. Just taking out the trash as usual.
If the group that was struck was an Iranian influenced group, would the Saudis look the other way?
That or the IAF was invisible to any country they flew over.
Possibly. There is no way Egypt would go along with such a strike given the current climate. The Saudis hate Iran and will do anything to thwart their desire for regional hegemony.
Note to smugglers: Do not **** with the Israelis. They take it personally.
They could have gone straight over the Red Sea via Eilat and violated nobody’s air space.
That’s what I was wondering.
They don’t exactly have the ability to sneak that stuff without the muzzies tipping off the bad guys.
6 Land Cruisers hit...only 4 killed.