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Passengers robbed, one wounded in Central Darfur

November 13 - 2018 UM DUKHUN
A vehicle on the road in Central Darfur (file photo)
A vehicle on the road in Central Darfur (file photo)

Gunmen robbed and wounded a passenger of a vehicle in Central Darfur on Sunday. The perpetrators opened fire on the vehicle to force it to stop.

Passenger Nureldin Abuzarga was wounded in the armed robbery on a Nissan truck at Salili area, 10 km north of Um Dukhun town on Sunday.

Passengers from the truck told Radio Dabanga that a group of gunmen, about five to seven men, opened fire on the vehicle to stop it. The bullets injured Abuzarga who has been brought to hospital for treatment.

The eye-witnesses said that after the vehicle stopped, the gunmen seized all the belongings of the passengers including telephones and money, and fled the scene.


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