11 December 2012

Sudan: Attack On Voluntary Return Village Leaves Man Dead

Bilal — Pro-government militias launched an attack on a voluntary return village located in Bilal locality, South Darfur, killing one man, the local commissioner told Radio Dabanga.

The attack occurred at 11pm on Saturday, 8 December, on the area of Hujair Sambo, the commissioner asserted.

He added the militiamen burned 10 houses and killed a citizen after "heavily firing gunshots in the air", stressing the properties losses are "substantial".

Abdel Karim Musa, governor of South Darfur, declared that a "group of outlaws attacked the area, caused chaos and killed a citizen".

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