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Murder in North Darfur, man drowns in valley flood

August 29 - 2018 KUTUM
Herders in North Darfur (File photo)
Herders in North Darfur (File photo)

On Monday, displaced farmer Abdalkarim Abdalmajid Suleiman was shot dead by a herder in Kutum locality in North Darfur.

Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that one of the herders opened fire on Abdalkarim while he was tilling his farm east of Fata Borno camp and instantly killed him. The motive for the attack is not immediately known, however farmers and herders frequently clash in Darfur over the rights to land and grazing.

Also on Monday, Babikir Ahmed Ibrahim of Kassab camp drowned when he tried to cross the flooded Buwa Valley on his way from Kutum to Kassab camp, witnesses from the area informed Radio Dabanga.

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