An armed group abducted a businessman in Saraf Omra in North Darfur. The incident occurred Tuesday evening at 7:00.Hassan Mansour, the trader, was put in the back of a Land Rover and taken to an unknown destination. As of Thursday he had not yet been released. The abduction led to a strike by merchants in Saraf Omra, who closed the market in solidarity with their abducted colleague.
In an interview, Mohamed Hamza Abdelrasoul, a local leader, called on authorities to intervene to win the release of the trader.