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Robbery: man killed, mother and children abducted, Central Darfur

May 9 - 2017 NIERTETI / KORMA
(file photo)
(file photo)

Gunmen killed a man and abducted a woman and her two children as they returned from shopping in Central Darfur on Sunday evening. Four people abducted on Friday in Korma, North Darfur, have not yet been released by their captors.

The incident took place as a group of people, including Idris Suleiman Hamid, a woman and her children returned from shopping in Mara to Nierteti in the evening. Four gunmen, riding horses, dispersed the group by opening fire into the air, a witness told Radio Dabanga on Monday.

Hamid was killed by an injury to his head. The attackers took the women and her two children, and 15 donkeys that were carrying goods. The whereabouts of the abducted people are unknown.

Korma abduction

Last Friday, gunmen driving four Land Cruisers kidnapped four men from the market in Korma. Sources in Korma and Kutum told Radio Dabanga that the victims are taken to Amo, west of Kutum, for unknown reasons.

The abducted people are Adam Mohamed Saleh from Dembi village, Ibrahim Mohamed Abdallah Jeldak, Ibrahim Ali Ahmed from Kiro, and Abdallah Abakar from Tila. One of the relatives of the kidnapped expressed concern that they might be tortured or ill-treated.

Last Friday, information reached this station that two people were abducted from Korma market but updated reports state another two men were abducted.

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