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Armed robbers steal cash, gold in deadly South Kordofan heist

October 25 - 2017 TALODI LOCALITY
Gold workers in South Kordofan (File photo: Adam Moller)
Gold workers in South Kordofan (File photo: Adam Moller)

A man was shot dead and another seriously wounded in an armed robbery at a gold mine in South Kordofan on Monday.

Residents told Radio Dabanga that six gunmen in military uniforms and riding motorcycles attacked a shop belonging to Sheikh Khamis at a gold mine in El Liri north in Talodi locality on Monday morning.

Idris Ali El Radi who was present at the shop was shot and died of his wounds. Ismail Ahmed El Nur was seriously wounded in his leg.

The gunmen then made off with what residents described as ‘large sums of money and gold that had not been counted yet.’

The wounded man was taken to Rashad Hospital and will later be transferred to Khartoum.

The incident had been reported to the police, but no suspects have been apprehended.

Darfur farmer miscarries after beating

A 35-year-old farmer has miscarried after she was allegedly beaten by herders in eastern Jebel Marra on Monday.

Relatives told Radio Dabanga that two herders drove their camels onto a farm in the Khazan Tunjur area in Tawila locality. When Kaltoum Suleiman and Hawa Abakar tried to prevent the camels from damaging their crops, the herders beat Kalthoum with sticks, and Hawa on the head with an axe.

The relatives said that the herders stole two sorghum sacks and donkeys and then left the place.

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