SAF Troops, Tanks, and Artillery Massing at El Obeid Barracks

Not On Our Watch, The Enough Project, Google, DigitalGlobe, The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Trellon, LLC
Published: 
May 2011

Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has identified a previously unidentified assembly of SAF forces at the El Obeid Barracks, approximately 440 kilometers (273 miles) from Abyei town and the contested border line between North and South Sudan. Based on analysis of available transportation logistics and the formation of the units, SSP has concluded that the forces at El Obeid are capable of imminent forward deployment and could reach Abyei town in less than a day.

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