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Seven dead in North Darfur gunfight

October 16 - 2015 KUTUM
(file photo)
(file photo)

Seven people were killed and six others wounded in an inter-clan firefight in Kutum locality, North Darfur on Wednesday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a listener reported that a dispute between members of the Awlad Rashdan clan in the area of Hashaba led to “heavy shooting” on Wednesday. “Even young boys were using guns.”

He said that the Commander of the paramilitary Border Guards in El Gubba intervened and contained the situation.

The six injured were taken to Kutum Hospital for treatment.

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