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Villager killed, two injured in North Darfur armed robbery

Sudanese banknotes (file photo)
Sudanese banknotes (file photo)

A villager was killed and two others were wounded in an armed robbery in Ailliet locality, North Darfur, on Saturday. In North Darfur’s capital of El Fasher, an engineer was robbed of his vehicle on Friday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a resident of Um Labana village, located between Ghibeish and Alliet Jarelnabi, reported that a group of nine gunmen in a Land Cruiser mounted with a Dushka machinegun stormed the village on Saturday evening.

“They fired into the air. Stray bullets hit one of the villagers fatally. Two others were injured. The attackers then raided the house of a merchant, and stole SDG400,000 ($66,700) in cash from his safe.”


An engineer reported to Radio Dabanga from El Fasher that gunmen took his car at gunpoint in front of his house in El Nasir district on Friday.

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