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Road robbery in Central Darfur leaves three dead

October 21 - 2018 TURR / FALOUHA
A road in North Darfur, March, 2009. (Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)
A road in North Darfur, March, 2009. (Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)

Three people were killed and two were injured in a road robbery in Central Darfur on Thursday. On Friday, a woman farmer was shot in East Jebel Marra.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a witness reported that a group of gunmen opened fire on a commercial vehicle near Khor Talba, south of Turr.

Three passengers were killed instantly. Two others were seriously wounded.

The gunmen the robbed the drivers and passengers of their belongings, and fled.

On Friday, farmer Hawaya Ibrahim sustained severe bullet wounds in the area of Falouha in East Jebel Marra.

A relative of the victim reported that two herders tried to steal the sorghum she harvested. When she protested, one of them shot her.


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