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Vaccination team injured by gunfire in North Darfur

October 26 - 2017 BIRKAT SERIA
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Three members of a child immunisation team of the Ministry of Health in North Darfur were seriously wounded by gunfire by militants at Birkat Seira area in Saraf Omra locality on Tuesday evening.

Callers from Birkat Seira told Radio Dabanga that at 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, two militants riding a motorcycle and wearing kadamols opened fire on a rickshaw at Bargo valley in the Birkat Seira area.

“El Haj Abdallah, Yagoub Adam, and Nureldin Mohamed were seriously wounded, and taken first to to Saraf Omra Hospital and then to El Sareif Beni Hussein Hospital.

The attack on the team reportedly took place as they returned from the Malika area east of Birkat Seira after the completion of a vaccination campaign for nomadic children.

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