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One killed, two raped in North Darfur nomad settlement

December 13 - 2015 TABIT
Darfuri gunman on a camel (file photo)
Darfuri gunman on a camel (file photo)

A herder was shot dead, two women were gang-raped, and livestock was stolen in an attack by militiamen on a nomads' settlement in Tawila locality, North Darfur, on Saturday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a herder reported from the area of Um Arda, north of Tabit, that “elements of a government militia riding on camels” raided the settlement at 8 pm.

“Fadul Abdelmoula Ishag was shot and died instantly. The janjaweed then raped two women alternately, after which they left, taking 45 cows and 16 sheep with them.”

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