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One wounded in robberies by militiamen in North Darfur

April 24 - 2015 KUTUM / KABKABIYA / SARAF UMRA
From left to right: Birkat Seira in Saraf Umra locality, Kabkabiya, Kutum, and El Fasher city (OCHA)
From left to right: Birkat Seira in Saraf Umra locality, Kabkabiya, Kutum, and El Fasher city (OCHA)

Militiamen broke into shops and stole goods in Kutum, North Darfur, on Wednesday evening. In Kabkabiya, a man was shot by robbers inside his house. Militia members stole vehicles and money from residents in Birkat Seira.

Merchants in the town north-west of El Fasher city reported that pro-government militiamen broke into the stores of two merchants to steal various goods, and eight tins of oil and five sugar sacks.

Three pro-government militants wearing military uniforms also threatened a motorcycle driver in the street at gunpoint to disembark. They took his motorcycle and fled.

On Wednesday night, two militiamen on a motorcycle attacked Terab Abdallah Moaj inside his house in El Safa district in Kabkabiya, in an attempt to rob him. Moaj was shot by the gunmen, and later transferred to a local hospital in critical condition.

A number of residents of Birkat Seira in Saraf Umra locality were attacked by militia members in a Land Cruiser on Wednesday night. They robbed three vehicles, money and other properties at gunpoint.

A witness told Radio Dabanga that the resident found the three stolen vehicles without tires a number of kilometres from the town on Thursday. They belonged to two basic school teachers and a merchant.


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