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One dead, three wounded, seven missing after gunmen rob bus in South Darfur

May 7 - 2018 GIREIDA / SOUTH KORDOFAN
A passenger bus in Darfur (File photo)
A passenger bus in Darfur (File photo)

A man was killed, three others wounded, and seven people are missing after a shootout during an armed robbery on a passenger bus on the road between El Radoom and Gireida localities in South Darfur on Saturday.

Gadafi Adam Omar was killed and Mohamed Ali Yahya, Adam Yahya and Ismail Gallab were wounded. They were taken to Gireida hospital.

One of the survivors told Radio Dabanga that the incident occurred at Wadi Gargish and that the attack was carried out by four gunmen on motorcycles.

South Kordofan

Two separate armed robberies took place in Abu Jubeiha in South Kordofan in which two people were wounded on Saturday.

The first incident took place at the district of Lagawa north in which Ahmed Mizeigil was wounded in a shooting by gunmen who tried to steal from the house of Abdelrahman Saad.

The second incident took place in the northern district of Galaa in which gunmen tried to steal a motorcycle from a merchant a after a failed attempt to steal from his shop that ended with him being wounded. The gunmen fled.

The residents of the northern and eastern districts of Abu Jubeiha called on the authorities to provide security.


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