11 February 2013

Sudan: Executive Director of South Darfur's Nitega Locality 'Shot Dead'

Nyala — The executive director of Nitega locality in South Darfur was shot dead along with his bodyguard on Monday morning while travelling between Kass and Nyala.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga a victim's relative did not know the motive of the attack, adding the victim's car and the 47 million Sudanese pounds in it were not seized.

Abu Bakar Adam Abdel Aziz, his bodyguard Saddam and a driver, who was injured, were ambushed by a group of unknown gunmen at Kilo 40, between Bulbul and Nyala, where the director was visiting his family.

He added the victim was buried in Kass and his injured driver was taken to a hospital in Nyala, where he is receiving treatment.

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