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Villagers robbed of their livestock in North Darfur

May 5 - 2015 TAWILA / BIRKAT SEIRA
Cattle in Darfur (file photo)
Cattle in Darfur (file photo)

180 cows and more than 20 goats were stolen in two separate incidents in North Darfur during the past days.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, Omda Mukhtar Bosh, coordinator of the Tawila camps for the displaced, reported that militiamen in eight Land Cruisers and others riding camels launched an attack on the area of Beer Kolo, 15 km west of Tawila town, early on Sunday morning.

The villagers in the area were taking out their livestock for grazing. The attackers took 180 head of cattle, and left into the direction of Um Jalbakh and Kabkabiya.”

Milk

On Monday morning, a group of gunmen raided Birkat Seira in Saraf Umra locality, and stole more than 20 goats at gunpoint. One of the victims told Radio Dabanga that the animals were used by parents to provide milk for their children. 


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