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Two women raped near Chad refugee camp

March 14 - 2014 ABECHE

Two Sudanese refugee women were raped by two Chadian nomads near Gaga refugee camp in eastern Chad on Thursday.

Mohamed Ishag, vice-president of Gaga camp, told Radio Dabanga that the victims are 28 and 37 years old. "They were about 4 km away from the camp, collecting firewood, when the nomads attacked them."

The attackers cut the refugees with knives, and whipped them. Then, they raped the women.

Ishag said that the victims were brought to the health center in Gaga by ambulance. They informed the police in the camp about the incident.

File photo: Women collecting firewood (Radio Dabanga)

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