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Soldiers, policeman kidnapped in Sennar, Darfur

May 21 - 2016 SINNAR / KABKABIYA
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Two Sudanese military guards have been abducted by militiamen in Sennar state. A North Darfur policeman was siezed from within his home by militiamen on Friday.

A witness told Radio Dabanga that members of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) militia attacked two army personnel while they were guarding Looni forest in Abu Hujar locality in Sennar state. The militiamen stripped the soldiers of their weapons and took them to their headquarters in the area.


On Friday morning, pro-government militiamen kidnapped North Darfur policeman Osman Turbo from his house at in Kabkabiya’s El Rayyan district and took him to an unknown destination.

A witness told Radio Dabanga that about 13 militiamen wearing military uniforms and driving a Land Cruiser mounted with a Dushka machinegun broke into Turbo’s house at 7 am on Friday and kidnapped him at gunpoint.

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