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Head of South Darfur Employers’ Union shot in Nyala

August 9 - 2015 NYALA
Security forces cordon the area where the stolen car of the head of the South Darfur Employers’ Union was found (sudaneseonline)
Security forces cordon the area where the stolen car of the head of the South Darfur Employers’ Union was found (sudaneseonline)

Gunmen attacked the head of the South Darfur Employers’ Union in the state capital of Nyala on Saturday afternoon.

The incident occurred after the Employers’ Union concluded a meeting in El Jumhuriya district at about 5 pm, merchant and Union head Sharif Ali Masar told Radio Dabanga today.

“After I entered my car, an armed man wearing civilian clothes shot at me with a pistol,” he said. “When I got out to establish what was happening, he verbally abused me.

“He then started to shoot again and hit me in my left leg. Three other gunmen then stole the car.”

The merchant said that he had been treated at a hospital in Nyala.

He added that the car was found in another district in the city this afternoon. “The police are now cordoning the place in order to apprehend the culprits.”

Security forces inspect the stolen vehicle (sudaneseonline)

 


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