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Child killed, homes destroyed in Darfur fires

April 30 - 2018 GIREIDA
Fire in Babanusa camp for displaced people, Gireida locality, which destroyed more than 100 homes on April 15, 2018 (RD)
Fire in Babanusa camp for displaced people, Gireida locality, which destroyed more than 100 homes on April 15, 2018 (RD)

A fire in Gireida in South Darfur led to the death of a girl on Saturday. In the Donki Abyad camp for displaced people, 20 houses burned to ashes.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a listener reported that the fire that broke out in El Majlis residential district in Gireida on Saturday caused the death of Halima Abdallah (4).

“The full contents of four houses burned to the ground,” he added.

Another fire broke out at Donki Abyad camp, south of Gireida, on the same day. “20 shelters were destroyed,” a camp sheikh reported.

He appealed to humanitarian organisations to immediately intervene and provide aid.


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