A militia ambushed and injured employees of a farmers’ association in Kabkabiya locality, North Darfur, on Wednesday.
A witness told Radio Dabanga that “pro-government militia elements riding on the backs of camels and horses” attacked a vehicle carrying four employees of the small-scale farmers’ association at Khor Ardaba in the afternoon. The employees were on their way from Torgo after holding a workshop. “The gunmen beat and severely whipped the staff, and caused them varying injuries.” They were transferred to a hospital in Kabkabiya for treatment.
In Kutum locality, militiamen car-jacked the locality commissioner’s car on Wednesday morning, and abducted his driver and two guards. A witness told Radio Dabanga that “elements of a pro-government militia” driving a Land Cruiser with a Dushka gun on top and riding on motorcycles, intercepted Jamri Abdulah’s car in the area of Hamra. “The men took the car and its driver, and two guards, to an unknown destination.”
File photo: Darfuri militiamen (archive Radio Dabanga)