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Two die in South Darfur shootings

October 22 - 2018 MERSHING
A gunman in Darfur (File photo)
A gunman in Darfur (File photo)

A market trader and a school teacher have died in two separate shootings in Mershing locality in South Darfur on Saturday.

Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that Abdelhamid Saleh, a trader at El Dumma market, was shot dead after a heated discussion with three men. Saleh died instantly and the perpetrators fled the scene.

The incident was reported to police but no arrests have yet been made.

Teacher slain

Also in Mershing locality, a teacher has died defending two schoolgirls on their farm.

Callers told Radio Dabanga that the teacher at the Jurof secondary school was gunned-down during an attempt to stop men intent on attacking two of his pupils as they tended their farm. The perpetrators fled the scene after the murder.

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