Sudan army: arrested foreigners have military backgrounds

Africa - 28/04/2012

KHARTOUM, April 28 (Reuters) - Three foreigners arrested by Sudan's army on Saturday had military backgrounds and were helping the South Sudanese army, an army spokesman said. Sudan said it arrested a Briton, a Norwegian and a South African on Saturday for illegally entering the disputed Heglig border area, the scene of recent fighting between Sudan and South Sudan, with a soldier from South Sudan.