On Saturday, members of the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF), Sudan’s largest government militia, attacked six displaced people near Gireida, and robbed them of their belongings.
Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a resident of the Abola camp for the displaced near Gireida reported that a group of RSF militiamen riding in two vehicles stormed the camp at about 9 am.
“They attacked six people, among them the main camp sheikh. They beat them with their rifles, causing varying degrees of injuries,” he said.
“They then seized SDG 6,500 ($ 925) from them, jewellery from Fatima Adam Yahya worth SDG 10,000 ($ 1.420), and gold from Saadiya Adam Mohamed worth SDG 5,000.