Radio Dabanga (Hilversum)

20 February 2013

Sudan: Garsila Citizens Facing 'Ongoing Attacks' By Militants, C. Darfur

Garsila — Citizens from Garsila, Wadi Saleh locality in Central Darfur have complained about ongoing attacks by pro-government militants in the streets and looting of shops.

A number of citizens informed Radio Dabanga that the region has experienced a series of attacks over the last two days. They revealed that the militants looted eight sheep from a woman and four cows from another citizen. It was added that a shop in Ardeeba camp was destroyed and that an amount of about 1 million Sudanese pounds was stolen.

Also, a commercial vehicle on its way from Garsila to Umm Dukhun was attacked and the militants seized an amount of 10 million SDG from the passengers.

The citizens also complained about random shooting at night time by the militants.

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