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Two raped for hours in North Darfur

February 17 - 2016 TAWILA
Girls in Darfur, Sudan (file photo)
Girls in Darfur, Sudan (file photo)

Two young women aged 18 and 20, from Rwanda camp in Tawila, North Darfur, were raped for eight hours by pro-government militiamen on Monday.

The women were collecting firewood west of town, when eight militia members on camels attacked them. The women were gang-raped from 11 am until 7 pm in the evening on Monday. A witness said they reported the incident to Unsmid and the police. The two victims were transferred to a hospital for treatment.

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