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Ifang Bremer is a Seoul Correspondent at NK News. He has worked on investigations for The Guardian and The Observer and previously wrote features on Korea for Dutch newspaper NRC.
The outbreak of violent conflict between the Sudanese army and a rival paramilitary group this month has left hundreds dead and the East African country on the verge of civil war. And experts say that North Korean arms are likely playing a role in the bloodshed.
On Thursday, a military blogger posted a video that allegedly shows a North Korean BM-11 Multiple Rocket Launcher (MRL) that the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces captured from the Sudanese army. While NK News could not independently verify when the video was first uploaded, the BM-11 is one of several North Korean weapons known to be in the Sudanese military’s arsenal.
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