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Herder killed, village plundered in North Darfur’s Tawila

July 13 - 2015 TAWILA LOCALITY
A burning village in Darfur (file photo)
A burning village in Darfur (file photo)

A herder was murdered in Tawila locality, North Darfur, on Sunday.  Government-backed militiamen attacked the village of Kafalo, south of Tawila town.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, Omda Mukhtar Bosh, coordinator of the Tawila camps for the displaced, said that Saleh Mohamed Abdallah was shot dead in Jebel Karo, southwest of Tawila town.

“While he was grazing his cattle on Sunday morning, Janjaweed on camels arrived, and fired at him. Abdallah died instantly. They then took his 80 cows, and fled.”

He further reported that a group of militiamen riding in two vehicles stormed Kafalo village, south of Tawila, on the same morning. “They plundered the entire village, after which they torched almost all the houses.”

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