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Ambororo (Sudan)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 279
Country: Sudan
Date formed: April 21, 2006
Details of Formation: - the Ambororo are nomads who suddenly begin to use force to get pasture for their cattle
Date dissolved: Unknown
Details of Termination:
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): state/military institution
Training and Equipment yes
Shared Information and Joint Operations no information
Shared personnel no
Types of Material Support: domestic government; self-maintained
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: ethnic
Location: Western Bahr el Ghazal
Force Strength: [unknown, unknown]
Target(s): civilians; regular military force
Purpose(s): intimidation of civilians
Other Information: - the Ambororo are located in Bahr el Ghazal, Western Equatoria and Unity - their weapons are provided by the Sudanese government in Khartoum - Khartoum's objective is the destabilisation of Southern Sudan - they target SPLM/A police which is considered as regular military force as Khartoum and the SPLM/A have made a peace agreement and the SPLM/A are dominating the Southern regional government - apart from the weapons, it can be assumed that the Ambororo use their cattle as source of finance - no information on force strength available