9 July 2012

Sudan: Horsemen Kill Man and Rape Three Women in North Darfur

Photo: UNICEF/CAR/2008/Pierre Holtz
The town of Sam Ouandja is home to thousands of refugees from the western Sudanese region of Darfur (file photo).

Kabkabiya — Armed gunmen killed a man and raped three women from a camp for displaced people in North Darfur. The victim Mohammed Ismael Isa was shot dead on Sunday in Kabkabiya locality of North Darfur.

A relative of the dead man told Radio Dabanga that eight displaced people from Birgi in Kabkabiya were moving toward a field in the area of Tabakena at 5:00 in the evening when they were attacked by ten gunmen on horse- and camelback.

The group of five men three women were fired on by the gunmen leaving Issa dead and leading to the rape of three women. The source said they informed the police in Kabkabiya but they failed to take action.

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