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Murder, rape in Tawila, North Darfur

March 9 - 2016 FANGA / TABIT
Militiamen in Darfur (file photo)
Militiamen in Darfur (file photo)

On Tuesday, militiamen shot and killed two herders south of Fanga on the border of Jebel Marra and Tawila locality in North Darfur. A young woman was raped near Tabit.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a witness reported that the victims were grazing their cattle when a group of militiamen in three vehicles mounted with Dushka machineguns and others riding camels attacked them.

“They killed Darelnaeem Saleh Ahmed (42) and Kaltoum Yousef Eida (35), and stole 41 of their cows.”


Two men in military uniforms riding camels ambushed two women as they were collecting water from Bir Keira, 10 kilometres west of Tabit.

“They left the elderly woman but took the young one and raped her alternately,” a relative of the victim said. “We took her in a very poor condition to a health clinic.”  

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