Here's a story that's really flown under the radar today. The Guardian reports:
Ahmed Belal Osman, the Sudanese information minister, said that bombs from four aircraft struck a complex and triggered a blast that rocked the capital, Khartoum, before dawn on Wednesday.
"Four planes coming from the east bombed the Yarmouk industrial complex," Belal told a press conference. "They used sophisticated technology … We believe that Israel is behind it."
Belal recalled a 2009 attack on an arms convoy in the Red Sea province in eastern Sudan, resulting in scores of deaths, which his government also blamed on Israel.
Israel never formally acknowledged responsibility for the 2009 attack, though Prime Minister Ehud Olmert wasn't exactly subtle in comments made shortly afterward, saying, "We operate everywhere we can hit terrorist infrastructure - in nearby places, in places further away, anywhere we can strike them in a way that increases deterrence. Everyone can use their imagination."
According to one WikiLeaked cable from Khartoum, the Sudanese government had originally thought the U.S. had carried out the attack... and for that matter, the embassy staff didn't seem quite sure.
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