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North Darfur attacks: Two children abducted, four wounded

March 8 - 2019 TAWILA
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Kadarik village, just north of Tabit (OCHA administrative map)

Three separate attacks in Tawila locality in North Darfur on Thursday have left four people wounded. Two children have been kidnapped.

Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that gunmen on camels, wearing military uniforms, attacked Kadarik village, 5km north of Tabit, and seriously wounded Ismail Hamid and Shamseldin Yagoub.

Another group attacked people who were collecting straw in the area of Dubo El Omda in Tawila and injured both Maryam Yagoub and Kalsoum Yousef.

Also on Thursday, gunmen on camels kidnapped 8-year-old Yousef Zakariya and 9-year-old Mohyildin Saleh from the area of Fallujah while they were taking their cattle to graze, a listener informed Radio Dabanga. They have been taken to an unknown destination.

Last Saturday, gunmen attacked a water well near Katur that is adjacent to Dubo El Omda. There they stole hundreds of sheep and goats and abducted four herders.


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