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Marauding militants rob and rustle in Darfur

October 26 - 2017 DARFUR
A gunman in Darfur (file photo)
A gunman in Darfur (file photo)

Three people were shot dead and three others were wounded in an attack by militants on Fara village in Tullus locality in South Darfur on Tuesday. The attackers stole a number of cattle.

In a separate incident, militants intercepted two vehicles at Bismillah gate near Mellit in North Darfur on Tuesday and robbed the occupants at gunpoint.

At Um Geigou area south of El Fasher, militants stole 30 camels belonging to a trader, while a number of farmers were injured in a clash with the herders at Azum area of Central Darfur on Wednesday. A woman and a man were taken to Ronga Tas Hospital.

East Jebel Marra

A number of people were wounded, three of them in serious condition in an attack by gunmen on Fogni village north of El Malam in south Darfur's East Jebel Marra on Tuesday night.

Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday night gunmen on camels and horses attacked Fogni village, opened dense fire in the air during the attack and wounded a number of people.

Three of them were seriously wounded including: 12-year-old Hawa Younes Ibrahim, Aisha Mohamed Ibrahim and Musa Hamid Ibrahim.

 Witnesses said the gunmen seized money, property and livestock of the villagers.

They pointed to the displacement of a number of the villagers to El Malam in East Jebel Marra locality, and and Dubo El Omda in Tawila locality in eastern Jebel Marra.

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