KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan is denying that its war planes have bombed a village in neighboring South Sudan.
Sudan's SUNA state news agency quotes government spokesman Omar Dahab as saying Sudanese aircraft targeted only the Darfur rebel Justice and Equality Movement inside Sudan.
He says that Khartoum had warned Juba that the rebel forces were in South Sudan planning operations against Sudan and that the government would strike them if they "infiltrated" the country.
Dahab said Saturday that Khartoum is ready to continue direct peace and oil negotiations with South Sudan.
South Sudan says that Sudanese warplanes bombed the village of Rumaker in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state near the border with Sudan early Friday, wounding two civilians.