RSF killed 14 prisoners in West Kordofan
Merciless execution of army troops captured by the RSF in Baleela
Members of the Rapid Support Forces killed 14 prisoners of war (POWs) in Baleela in West Kordofan, according to video evidence reviewed by Sudan War Monitor.
The massacre took place soon after RSF forces under the command of Hussein Barshom captured Baleela Airport on October 30, overrunning the defenders, who belonged to the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF).
While some of the defenders were killed during combat with the RSF, others surrendered. Subsequently, a group of 14 of them were gathered together at a parking lot behind the airport terminal, where they were forced to lie down, then shot.
Members of RSF filmed at least two videos from the scene. Geolocation confirms precisely where these videos were filmed (11.224302, 28.553235).
Our analysis of the videos points to the likelihood that the SAF prisoners were killed immediately prior to filming. Their bodies were not moved from other locations. We base this con…