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SUDAN WAR: First Batch Of Stranded Nigerians Arrive Abuja | DETAILS + PHOTOS

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SUDAN WAR: First Batch Of Stranded Nigerians Arrive Abuja | DETAILS + PHOTOS

The first batch of stranded Nigerians in the war torn Sudan, on Wednesday, May 3, arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

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first batch of fleeing Nigerians arrive Abuja from Sudan

The 277 evacuees were airlifted by Air Peace Aircraft,  Boeing 777 from Aswan Airport in Egypt and arrived Abuja at 11:22 PM

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The NAF C-130H jet also conveying about 80 persons also touched down moments later.

Since April 15, Sudan has been plunged into armed conflict with clashes between rival factions of the North African nation’s military government breaking out in western Sudan, in the capital city of Khartoum, and in the Darfur region.

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Hundreds have since been killed while thousands of others have suffered injuries.

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