Major upsurge in Darfur fighting - 19 killed in military helicopter crash in Sudan's Darfur
BBC and others appear to confirm new clashes have broken out in Darfur.
According to Reuters, Darfur rebel commander says Sudan forces killed 7 in Darfur attacks.
And China news Xinhua says 19 killed in military helicopter crash in Darfur.
Associated Press report says: "In a statement Monday, Sudan's army said fighting Saturday and Sunday began with a rebel attack on a civilian convoy the army was escorting in the western region. But the Justice and Equality Movement, one of two main Darfur rebel groups, had said the army attacked its positions first."
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