Militias loot village and new IDP camps near Shangil Tobaya
Local militias loyal to the government in the area of Um Darsiya, west of Shangil Tobaya, on Tuesday killed a man and beat an elder.
Local militias loyal to the government in the area of Um Darsiya, west of Shangil Tobaya, on Tuesday killed a man and beat an elder. Mohamed Nur Hamid is the name of the man reported killed. The omda of the area, Mohamed Al Duma, an elderly man, was beaten. A witness told Radio Dabanga that the militia burned the village and adjoining camp for displaced people. They looted property, saving and livestock from the displaced and caused thousands of people in the region to flee.
In another report, local pro-government militias in Shangil Tobaya on Tuesday stormed Shaddad IDP camp and burned part of the camp. A witness said the militias looted during the operation all the property of displaced persons and their savings. There were also beatings and arrests of an unknown number of the displaced. The assault caused the flight of thousands of displaced from the camp.