31 December 2012

Sudan: Displaced Man Attacked By Armed Herders

Garsila — A displaced man from Ardiba camp in Central Darfur was seriously wounded in a shooting by armed herders on camels on Sunday, 30 December.

A source told Radio Dabanga that four armed herders, allegedly pro-government, in military uniforms opened fire on displaced Ishaq Saleh Mohamed when he was on his way back from his farm at about 1 kilometer east of the camp.

Ishaq was injured in his arm and after the shooting was severely beaten, it was added. The victim was taken to the hospital in Garsila in a coma.

Furthermore, the source revealed that the number of attacks on displaced persons by armed herdsmen amounts to eight this week only.

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