Juba/Khartoum - Clashes broke out between the armed forces of Sudan and South Sudan in several disputed border regions on Monday, both sides said.
South Sudan's army, or SPLA, said the Sudanese air force had attacked the disputed areas of Jau and Pan Akuach. The SPLA had also repelled an attack by Sudanese forces in the area of Teshwin inside South Sudan, SPLA spokesman Philip Arguer said.
Sudan's army spokesman Sawarmi Khalid Saad confirmed fighting in the border area of Sudan's South Kordofan state and the southern Unity state, without giving the exact locations. He did not say who had started the fighting. - Reuters IOL News