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Gunmen assault three children in Central Darfur

April 16 - 2018 ZALINGEI
Rufeida Suleiman (10) who was beaten up by gunmen in Central Darfur on April 15, 2018 (RD)
Rufeida Suleiman (10) who was beaten up by gunmen in Central Darfur on April 15, 2018 (RD)

Gunmen wounded three children near the Hamidiya camp for the displaced in Zalingei locality in Central Darfur on Sunday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, El Shafee Abdallah, coordinator of the Central Darfur camps, reported that three gunmen attacked young firewood collectors on Sunday morning.

“After Rufeida Suleiman (10) Mousa Adam (12), and Amin Abdelkarim (15) had left the camp to collect firewood in the area of Karadito, three janjaweed intercepted them and beat them up.”

He said that a number of camp residents saw what happened and ran to the place. “They managed to seize one of the attackers and handed him to the police.”


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