Sudanese Air Force Bombs Church Complex in Nuba Mountains

unnamed-9Thousands of Nuba Mountain civilians have taken from government bombing in caves (Diocese of El Obeid photo)

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – The Sudanese Air Force dropped four bombs on an Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS) complex in the Nuba Mountains on Friday (Oct. 10), church leaders said.

“The bombs have completely destroyed our church compound in Tabolo,” the Rev. Youhana Yaqoub of the ECS in Al Atmor, near the Tabolo area in South Kordofan state, told Morning Star News. “A family living at the church compound miraculously escaped the attack, although their whole house and property were destroyed.”

Kamal Adam and his family thanked God for their safety as they watched their house burn from the bombing, he said.

Sudanese Armed Forces supported by the Sudanese Air Force had destroyed the ECS church building in Al Atmor in a bombing on July 6, sources said. Last week Russian-made Antonov planes of the Sudan government bombed villages near Kuwalib in the Nuba Mountains, but no injuries were reported, a Christian aid worker told Morning Star News…