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Policeman wounded as herders raid North Darfur station

October 15 - 2018 TABIT / SOUTH JEBEL MARRA
Kamel herders in Sudan (File photo)
Kamel herders in Sudan (File photo)

Three people including a policeman were wounded in separate incidents in Tabit in North Darfur on Saturday.

In the first incident, herders driving a Land Cruiser and others riding camels attacked Tabit police station. Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that a constable was wounded when armed herders raided Tabit police station.

The Tabit police were holding livestock that was seized after being driven onto farms in the area and causing extensive damage. The herders forced the limited police presence to take cover while they released the seized animals from the corral and fled.

Woman beaten

In the Jebein area west of Tabit, Maryam Eisa was severely beaten by herders when she tried to drive camels and livestock from her farm. Both of Eisa’s arms were broken in the attack.

Robbery

In south of Jebel Marra, unknown gunmen attacked Yousef Mohamed while he was on his way back from Kali Koten area after shopping, shot him ,and seriously wounded him. They then robbed him of his possessions and the donkey he was riding.


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