Radio Dabanga (Hilversum)

Sudan: Gunmen Shoot Local Administrator

Turum Valley — Unidentified gunmen shot a newly appointed firsha (local administrator) in Turum Valley, West Darfur on Wednesday, 28 November, witnesses told Radio Dabanga.

Firsha Saleh Mohamed Khater, known as Mutta, was returning to Habila when two gunmen ambushed and shot him dead, onlookers recounted. Turum Valley is located between Tulus and Habila.

According to sources, besides being recently appointed as firsha, Khater was also a voluntary return official for Tulus.

The reason of the attack is still unknown.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Radio Dabanga. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.