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Two more children die in Central Darfur refugee camp

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Radio Dabanga

AZUM LOCALITY (30 Oct .) -The death toll in Um Shalaya camp for Chadian refugees in Central Darfur has risen from six to eight since Monday.

Wardi Bahreldin, the representative of the Chadian refugees in Darfur, reported to Radio Dabanga that two girls died in Um Shalaya’s health centre on Wednesday morning.

“One of them was my daughter, Omaima Wardi. Like the other patients, she was suffering from high fever, diarrhoea, vomiting, convulsions, and bleeding from the mouth and nose.”

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Soldiers rape two women in East Jebel Marra, Darfur

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Radio Dabanga

EAST JEBEL MARRA (29 Oct.) - Three members of the Sudan Armed Forces raped two young women in the area of Khazan Tunjur in East Jebel Marra on Tuesday.

A relative of one of the women told Radio Dabanga that army troops stationed in the area of Khazan Tunjur assaulted the two young women, while they were tending their farmlands today (Wednesday).

“The farmlands are located within 5 km from the military garrison,” the source explained. “They raped the women alternately, after which they left them in very bad physical and mental state.”

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Farmer dead, others injured in air raids on Darfur’s East Jebel Marra

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Radio Dabanga

EAST JEBEL MARRA - One farmer was killed and others injured in aerial bombardments on the villages of Khor Mali and Mashrou Abu Zeid in East Jebel Marra today.

“Large tracts of farmland and pasture were set on fire too,” a villager told Radio Dabanga from Mashrou Abu Zeid. “Most of the villagers fled to the surrounding valleys and mountains.”

He said that the bombardments took place between 7 am and 10 am. “We were working on our farmlands, when the first bombs fell. Haroun Juma Haroun was hit, and died instantly. A number of other farmers sustained various injuries.”

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Assaults, beating, robbery in North, South, Central Darfur

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Radio Dabanga

DARFUR (28 Oct.) - On Monday, a number of people were attacked by militiamen in North, South, and Central Darfur.

In the area of Liwi, east of Tawila town in North Darfur, a group of militiamen assaulted more than 20 displaced people on their farms in the area of Liwi.

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Seven children die in North Darfur camp, Dengue fever cases in El Fasher

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Radio Dabanga

Seven children died in Shangil Tobaya camp in North Darfur within the last ten days. In El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, two people died of Dengue fever on Sunday. 15 others are infected.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, the coordinator of the Shangil Tobaya camp said that an unknown disease hit the camp, “in particular the children”.

“Seven children died the past ten days, among them two siblings who both died on Monday. They were vomiting blood, and complaining of severe headaches.”