Chad: Timan Erdimi, the terrible nephew of Idriss Déby Itno who dreams of walking on N'Djamena - JeuneAfrique.com

Chadian rebel leader Timan Erdimi near El-Geneina, Darfur region, Sudan, 21 April 2009. © GUILLAUME LAVALEE / AFP

Exiled in Doha, Chadian rebel leader Timan Erdimi, who has a stubborn hatred for his uncle Idriss Deby Itno, dreams of walking on N'Djamena. But the French Mirage are never far away.

This February 3, at the request of the Chadian authorities, the Mirage of Barkhane make a first pass. Their mission is to stop the Union of Resistance Forces (UFR) pickups crossing the Ennedi-East region along the border with Sudan. The column - about forty vehicles according to the French - does not stop. A second overview is orderedbombs are dropped. For four days, the strikes continue. The UFR recognizes fifteen dead in its ranks, but said continue on his way to N'Djamena.


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