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Tension after three die in West Kordofan shootings

December 22 - 2017 EL SALAM
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Tensions are reportedly ‘running high’ in Balila is El Salam locality of West Kordofan, after two people were killed in a shooting. One of the alleged attackers, a 13-year-old boy, was then hunted-down and killed.

Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that at 3 am on Wednesday, unidentified gunmen opened fire on the residents of Shuru village near Balila and seriously wounded Dauod El Jack Bashoum and Bagadi Habib Yousif. They were rushed to Babanusa hospital, but both died shortly after arrival.

Witnesses said a a native rescue team that set out to apprehend the alleged killers hunted-down a 13-year-old boy named Ismael Mohammed Abdallah and killed him.

Witnesses said the area witnessed tension after the incidents.


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