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Border guards terrorize residents of Kabkabiya city

January 13 - 2010 KABKABIYA

Residents of Kabkabiya spent last night in a state of fear and panic after gunmen used heavy machine guns and abundantly fired in the air.

Residents of Kabkabiya spent last night in a state of fear and panic after gunmen used heavy machine guns and abundantly fired in the air. In the first moments people thought that Chadian opposition forces had attacked the city but later they found out that the shots were fired by a group of border guards who were said to be celebrating the retrieval of a vehicle looted earlier by armed militias.Local residents in Kabkabiya raised concern about losing the city and several other areas in North Darfur State to Chadian opposition forces, calling on the government to intervene and stop the violations.


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