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Four injured at Abu Shouk camp market, North Darfur

April 27 - 2015 ABU SHOUK CAMP / EL FASHER
Ali Mohamed sells his products at the market in Mado village, El Malha locality, North Darfur (Sojoud Elgarrai/Unamid)
Ali Mohamed sells his products at the market in Mado village, El Malha locality, North Darfur (Sojoud Elgarrai/Unamid)

Four people sustained bullet wounds when gunmen opened fire at the Naivasha Market in Abu Shouk camp for the displaced in North Darfur on Saturday. The El Fasher livestock market was closed on Saturday after nine shops were plundered.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, an Abu Shouk camp elder reported that Sudani Ismail, Adam Rasheed Adam, Alawiya Abdelrahman Yasir, and a five-year-old girl named Lateefa Abdelkareem were wounded when militiamen suddenly started to shoot around them at the Naivasha Market. They were transferred to El Fasher Teaching Hospital for treatment.

Livestock market

The shopkeepers at the livestock market of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, closed their shops on Saturday in protest against the growing insecurity in the town, after they discovered early that morning that nine shops had been pillaged.


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