Several satellite images of North Sudan have appeared on Twitter The airport of the city of Merowe is visible. The airport of the small town on the banks of the Nile is also used by the Egyptian Air Force.
The recordings show that the Egyptian MIG-29 fighter-bombers lined up on the runway were rendered useless by the ground crew so that RSF soldiers cannot use them later.
: In-order to avoid use of its MiG-29M2 fighter jets captured by RSF rebels in Air Force has destroyed & damaged them in airport. Also, it has targeted & destroyed several fighter jets which had been captured #BREAKING
— Babies (Taghvaee) April 17, 2023
According to the available sources, Cairo is investing a lot of energy in preventing the rebel militants from getting new heavy weapons: earlier, the Egyptian Air Force carried out attacks against an air base that fell into the hands of the RSF.
Cover image: MIG-29 fighter-bomber of the Slovak Air Force. The cover image is an illustration, source: Getty Images