10 December 2012

Sudan: Herders Trespass Farms in Umm Dukhum, Sources

Central Darfur — Herders have reportedly trespassed farmlands in several locations in Central Darfur to graze their livestock, a source from Umm Dukhum told Radio Dabanga on Sunday, 9 December.

When farmers tried stopping the livestock from entering their land, herders threatened them at gunpoint, the source continued.

The farms invaded by herders are located in the following villages: Tagore, Hajar Sultan, Hillat Adam Fur, Geneina, Kemejr and Guntur, according to the source.

He stressed that the police and joint forces were informed about the incident; however, no action has been taken so far.

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