“We consider this as a terrorist act,” Mr. Altohamy said.
Israel has struck before
The former U.S. official said Israel has bombed targets inside Sudan at least six times in the past two years. It has struck Sudanese ships, as well as smuggling routes in the vast desert in Sudan’s north.
“They have done it without a lot of public outcry, without any accounting,” he said. “Israel has really done this very much under the radar.”
Rep. Frank R. Wolf, Virginia Republican, is skeptical.
“I would never trust Bashir,” he said.
Gen. Bashir has been indicted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes in the western province of Darfur.