Incident Summary:

09/28/2020: Assailants attacked military positions in Baldong, Nertiti district, Central Darfur, Sudan. It is unknown whether the attack and ensuing clash resulted in any casualties. The Sudan Liberation Army-Abdel Wahid (SLA-AW) subgroup of the Sudan Liberation Movement claimed responsibility, stating that the military initiated the attack.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:

Central Darfur


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Marrah Mountains in Nertiti district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Sudanese Army
Specific Description Troops
Nationality of Target Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Sudan Liberation Movement Sudan Liberation Army-Abdel Wahid (SLA-AW) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
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"Sudanese army counters attack by Nur movement in Darfur," Anadolu Ajansi, September 28, 2020.
"Holdout Darfur rebels attack Sudan army," Macau Business, September 29, 2020.