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4 civilians dead as army retakes Darfur town: AU-UN


Four civilians were killed as Sudanese forces recaptured a strategically located town in southern Darfur after an intense battle with rebels, peacekeepers said on Tuesday.

Government forces "have taken control of Labado town... after fierce fighting, which resulted in the death of four civilians and the wounding of six others," said Aicha Elbasri, spokeswoman for the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).