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Soldier killed, three women abducted in North Darfur

June 12 - 2020 DUBO EL OMDA
Women collect water manually from the only well in Kuma Garadayat, North Darfur (File photo: Albert González Farran / Unamid)
Women collect water manually from the only well in Kuma Garadayat, North Darfur (File photo: Albert González Farran / Unamid)

A member of the Sudan Armed Forces was shot dead by gunmen in eastern Jebel Marra on Tuesday. In south-west Jebel Marra, a farmer was injured.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a witness reported that a group of armed men riding on camels and horses suddenly started to shoot at a number of people at a water well in Dubo El Omda in Tawila locality in North Darfur on Tuesday morning.

Villager Mousa Abdallah was wounded, he said. When army soldiers arrived to assess the situation, the attackers shot at their vehicle. Soldier Mohamed Bashi was fatally hit.

The gunmen then fled, taking three women with them. They released two of them later. Safaa Mousa is still being held.

In Central Darfur, farmer Adam Osman was shot by gunmen inside his farm near Nierteti on Wednesday.

Adam Okar told this station that Osman was taken to Nierteti Hospital after a complaint was filed at the police station of Nierteti.


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