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Grenade blast kills West Darfur drug police, 11 dead in Sudan road carnage

December 29 - 2017 EL GENEINA / ATBARA / WAD MADANI
A lorry at the customs office in El Geneina, West Darfur (file photo)
A lorry at the customs office in El Geneina, West Darfur (file photo)

Two anti-drug policemen were killed and three other people injured in a blast when a suspect threw a grenade at them during a chase in El Geneina, capital of West Darfur, on Wednesday afternoon.

Two other members of the combat forces were injured as well as the owner of a cart.

Ibrahim Idris (23), and Kaltoum Adam (43), were wounded by members of the Border Guards at Dankoj area, 10 km east of Zalingei in Central Darfur.

The sources told Radio Dabanga that two Border Guards’ members opened fire in the direction of a gathering in the market area after a verbal clash between them and restaurant owner, Kaltoum Adam over the bill for a meal.

Road carnage

Four people died in a traffic accident at El Basabir area of the River Nile state on Thursday.

The accident occurred when their small vehicle collided with a truck on the road between Khartoum and Atbara.

Tuesday also witnessed the death of seven people and injury of 17 others following a traffic accident between a Toyota Corolla and a minibus on the Khartoum - Wad Madani highway near El Maseed.

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