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At least two deaths, seven injured in violent incidents across Sudan

November 4 - 2018 EL GEDAREF / OMDURMAN / TAWILA
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Several reports of fatalities and injuries in violent incidents reached Radio Dabanga from across Sudan on Friday.

A tea seller was shot dead and six other members of the public were wounded when a member of the regular Sudanese Army opened fire – apparently randomly - at El Faw market in El Gedaref state. The reason for the gunfire is as yet unclear. Police are investigating.

Fatal jailbreak

One prisoner was killed and another was wounded by gunfire from prison security guards on Friday after they allegedly attempted to escape from Omdurman Prison. The wounded man was recaptured. Radio Dabanga is pursuing further details at this time.

Armed robbery

On Friday, a herder opened fire on Mahjoub Suleiman and seriously wounded him at Falluja area south of Dubo El Omda in Tawila locality, North Darfur. The herder then allegedly robbed Suleiman of his money and made-off with his donkey. The incident was reported to Tawila police but no arrests have been made.


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