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North Darfur villagers flee militia attack

January 5 - 2020 KABKABIYA
Villagers displaced to Sortony camp by recent violence in Terinja village (RD)
Villagers displaced to Sortony camp by recent violence in Terinja village (RD)

Dozens of people have fled their homes after gunmen attacked their village in Kabkabiya locality, North Darfur, on Wednesday. The attackers reportedly plundered the village.

Activist Adam Juma told Radio Dabanga that armed men riding on camels and horses attacked Terinja village, north-east of Sortony camp for the displaced, on Wednesday morning.

The attackers opened fire into the air that forced the villagers to flee. They then made off with money, goods, and livestock.

The source confirmed the arrival of 70 families at Sortony camp. Most of them are women and children. They are currently sheltering under trees near a valley close to the camp, in severely cold weather, he said.

 


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