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Gunmen hijack passenger lorry in North Darfur

May 19 - 2015 EL FASHER LOCALITY
(file photo)
(file photo)

A group of gunmen stole a passenger lorry on the El Fasher-Tawila road on Monday.

One of the victims to Radio Dabanga that the gunmen stopped the lorry at gunpoint in the area of Tandobaya, 20 km west of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur.

“We were on our way to Tawila town, when gunmen in a Land cruiser mounted with a Dushka machinegun, intercepted the lorry. They told the driver and passengers to disembark, after which they robbed us of our money, mobile telephones, and luggage.

“They then took the lorry, loaded with the stolen fuel, sugar, oil, flour, soap, and other commodities, and fled towards Kabkabiya,” he reported.


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