Sudan: Central Darfur Girl Killed by Gunmen

Mukjar — A girl was shot dead and her mother was seriously wounded in an attack by gunmen near Mukjar in Central Darfur on Monday.

A relative of the victims told Radio Dabanga that three unidentified gunmen opened fire on farmers working in the area of Kumbo Kesri, 10 kilometre east of Mukjar, in the early hours of Monday.

He said that Kaltoum Jibril (16) was killed instantly. Her mother, Hawa Abdallah (60) was seriously wounded and was taken to Mukjar Hospital for treatment.

A search posse tracked down the perpetrators in the Aroul nomad settlement, where the mayor of the settlement, Daoud Abkar, pledged to hand over the perpetrators to the authorities within 24 hours.

The death toll of the shooting of farmers near Shangil Tobaya in North Darfur on August 10, has risen to four on Tuesday. Adam Abdelshakour succumbed to his wounds at El Fasher Teaching Hospital.

Militant herdsmen attacked a group of farmers in the area of Dolma north of Shangil Tobaya after the farmers removed the herder's livestock from their farms.

Our editorial independence means that we can continue to provide factual updates about political developments to Sudanese and international actors, educate people about how to avoid outbreaks of infectious diseases, and provide a window to the world for those in all corners of Sudan. Support Radio Dabanga for as little as €2.50, the equivalent of a cup of coffee.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Radio Dabanga

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.