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Police officers shoot Darfur displaced inside his house -sources

May 2 - 2013 BINDISI

A displaced man from camp Bindisi in Central Darfur was seriously injured on Wednesday after two police officers shot him inside his house.

Sources said the officers opened fire on Abdulrahman Ahmed Abdulrahman at about 10:00pm. He was shot in the thigh and abdomen and was transferred to Garsila hospital.

They demanded authorities and UNAMID stop violations and prevent militants entering the camp. The motive for the incident is still unclear.

The passengers of two commercial vehicles and a bus were “ambushed, beaten and looted by government militia,” on their way from Nyala to Mukjar locality, respectively in South and Central Darfur, on Wednesday.

A witness told Radio Dabanga that the attackers were driving vehicles and riding horses and camels and ordered commuters to step down the vehicles.

“During the attack, that occurred between Artala and Mukjar the militiamen allegedly looted about 7,200 pounds ($1,600) and 93 mobile phones in addition to the passengers’ baggage”, he added.

Police in Artala and Mukjar were alerted but “they do not act to track offenders”, said the source.

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