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Random shootings plague West Darfur

February 21 - 2012 El Geneina

An group of gunmen killed a man on Sunday near El Geneina, West Darfur.

A witness told Radio Dabanga armed men opened fire on a internally displaced man named Osman Adam, from Riyadh IDP camp, as he was riding a motorcycle on his way from El Geneina to the camp. He died instantly.

In another incident the witness said a group of gunmen shot at a group of displaced people killing a 55 year old woman and wounding others.

He pointed out the current high rates of random shootings near the camps, and attacks on displaced people out on the streets in recent days.

The witness said authorities arrested two suspects who remain in custody, and called on authorities to end the violent attacks of armed groups, and bring them to justice.

 

 


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