8 November 2012

Sudan: Farmer Gets Seriously Injured By Herder

Delej — A farmer from Deleij area in Wadi Saleh locality, Central Darfur, got seriously injured after a herder attacked him in his own land, an eye-witness told Radio Dabanga.

Abbas Ishaq was reportedly attacked when he tried stopping the armed herder from entering his farm on Monday evening, 5 November.

The herder, who was riding a camel, hit the farmer's head with an ax, according to the onlooker.

The witness, who reported the incident to the police, also complained to Radio Dabanga about the repeated attacks on farmers carried out by herders in the area.

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