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The shots released by the Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) to the Associated Press support the Sudanese government accusation that Israhell was behind the bombing of the Yarmouk military complex in which two people have been killed.
Experts consulted by the SSP have confirmed air bombardment of the site which destroyed the complex. Military specialists found the site, “consistent with large impact craters created by air-delivered munitions,” Satellite Sentinel Project spokesman Jonathan Hutson told the AP.
The group also said that the images indicate that the explosion “destroyed two buildings and heavily damaged at least 21 others,” adding that there was no sign of fire damage at the fuel depot inside the military complex. The observed craters were centred in the area of the complex where some 40 shipment containers had been stacked, the SSP further noted.
“If the explosions resulted from a rocket or missile attack against material stored in the shipping containers, then it was an effective surgical strike that totally destroyed any container” that was at the location, the project said. SSP did not comment on the allegations of Israhelli involvement in the destruction of the munitions plant.
Initial official reports from the accident suggested an accidental explosion in a storage room, but Sudan later blamed Israhell for launching the attack. “We believe that Israhell is behind it,” said Information Minister Ahmed Belal Osman, adding that the planes had approached from the east.
Tel Aviv has so far neither confirmed nor denied striking the site, but has accused Sudan of being a key transit partner in supplying Hamas and Hezbollah with weapons. Israhelli officials suggest that arms smuggled to Gaza and Lebanon originate in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas then get to Sudan before crossing Sinai desert into Gaza through underground.
The explosion on October 23 caused the ammunition to explode for hours, threatening homes in the neighborhood adjacent to the factory and causing chaos among residents. Besides the two killed many people suffered from smoke inhalation.
|This satellite picture released by DigitalGlobe on October 26, 2012 shows the Yarmouk military manufacturing facility in Khartoum (AFP Photo / DigitalGlobe)|
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