July 26, 2020

Fresh killings in Darfur as Sudan prepares to send troops

Khartoum (AFP) – UN officials on Sunday reported a fresh massacre of more than 60 people in Sudan’s West Darfur, as the country’s prime minister promised fresh troops for the conflict-stricken region.Attackers targeted members of the local Masalit community, looting and burning houses and part of the local market, a statement said.Around 500 armed men attacked Masteri Town, north of Beida, in Darfur on Saturday afternoon, said the statement from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).”This was one of the latest of a series of security incidents reported over the last…

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