Skip to main content
Independent news from the heart of Sudan
Watch live

Abduction from North Darfur livestock market

January 18 - 2017 KABKABIYA
Kabkabiya market (File photo: Robert Lankenau)
Kabkabiya market (File photo: Robert Lankenau)

A resident of Sortony camp for the displaced was abducted by armed men from Kabkabiya market in North Darfur on Monday.

Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that Abdeljabbar Abdelmajid as at the livestock market in Kabkabiya, when he was accosted by a group pf gunmen driving a Land Cruiser mounted with a Dushka machine gun.

The men seized Abdelmajid at gunpoint, “in full public view".

The motive for the abduction is still unclear, and no demands for ransom have been received.

Back to overview