12 December 2012

Sudan: Displaced Camps Raided By Militias, Sources

Mershing / Manawashy — Sources report that alleged pro-government militas have attacked displaced camps and several villages in the localities of Manawashy and Mershing in South Darfur for two consecutive days.

Witnesses told Radio Dabanga on Monday, 10 December, that pro-government militias on horses and camels raided the camps of Tom Kitir, Hashaba, Tello and Hillet Shumen in the localities of Manawashy and Mershing localities. They claim that citizens were beaten and their money, cell phones, food and cattle was looted.

Lastly, the witnesses said that the militias left the area on Tuesday morning in the direction of Netaiga while firing heavily in the air.

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