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Dispute sparks fatal attack in South Darfur

August 3 - 2016 BIELEL LOCALITY
Women return home after all day farming the land outside Gireida, South Darfur, during the rainy season (Albert González Farran / Unamid)
Women return home after all day farming the land outside Gireida, South Darfur, during the rainy season (Albert González Farran / Unamid)

One person was killed and five others were wounded, including one of the attackers, when a dispute between militants and farmers escalated on Monday.

Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that a group of militants attacked the Areekum area of Bielel locality in South Darfur.

Abdelhadi Abdullah, Mohammed Ahmed, Omar Khater, Juma Osman Mohammed, and Adam Abakar, all residents of Areekum, were injured. One of the attackers was also wounded. They were transferred to Nyala Teaching Hospital, but Abdullah later died from his wounds.


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