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Chinese oil worker abducted in Sudan's West Kordofan

October 19 - 2014 BELEILA

An armed group abducted a Chinese oil engineer near Beleila in West Kordofan on Thursday.

“A group of gunmen in a Land Cruiser and others on motorcycles ambushed a group of oil workers in the area of Kareem, in the vicinity of the Beleila oil field on Thursday evening,” a witness reported to Radio Dabanga.

“After their work at the oil field, the workers left for Kareem, where they were attacked. The gunmen seized a Chinese worker, and left with him to an unknown destination.”

File photo: Safety training for personnel of Petrodar oil company in Beleila, West Kordofan

Related: 

Gunmen demand ransom for East Darfur engineers (17 October 2014)

‘Ransom paid for abducted oil workers in Sudan’: sources (5 May 2014)


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