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Driver murdered in North Darfur road robbery

September 6 - 2018 TAWILA
Lorries in Darfur (File photo)
Lorries in Darfur (File photo)

One person was killed and another was wounded in an armed robbery on a commercial vehicle in Tawila locality, North Darfur on Tuesday.

One of the relatives of the deceased told Radio Dabanga that on Tuesday gunmen on camels opened fire on a commercial vehicle at Dubo El Omda area.

The vehicle was on its wayfrom Deribat in East Jebel Marra to the North Darfur capital of El Fasher.

The driver of the vehicle, Haj Adam, was killed in the attack, and assistant driver Saleh Ibrahim was seriously wounded.

The gunmen reportedly beat and whipped the passengers before they robbed them of their belongings.

The incident has been reported to police in North Darfur but no suspects have been identified or apprehended.

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