Seems Jim authored the last post. Not sure what he'll make of this report. Note it's by the pro-governmental Al-Anba daily newspaper, the material is from the BBC Monitoring Service in England.
KHARTOUM, Oct 30, 2004 -- Sudan has obtained important reports about the deployment of some 400 troops by Eritrean authorities from Assab sea port of Eritrea into Sudanese territory.
The reports further said that 250 troops had at the same time been moved from Massawa sea port to the Sudanese border. The reports said the two military groups had joined others already stationed along the Sudanese border, raising their number to 5,900.
The reports said that alongside the deployed troops, seven helicopters have been made available.
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Tension between Eritrea and Sudan heightens
UPDATE: October 22, 2004 report from Middle East online - Ismail expects Eritrea to launch attack on Sudan after Asmara uncovers Sudanese-backed plot to kill President.
Further reports at Eritrea Daily