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South Darfur man killed for mobile phone credit

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Radio Dabanga

GIREIDA LOCALITY(29 Jul.) -

A resident of the Gereida camp for the displaced in South Darfur was shot dead and two others wounded on Monday.

“Seven militiamen approached the mobile phone credit kiosk of Adam Abdel Razeg in the area of Jertobak, east of Gireida town, on Monday, the first day of Eid El Fitr,” a customer who witnessed the attack reported to Radio Dabanga.

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South Darfur camp without water for more than a week

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Radio Dabanga

OTASH CAMP (29 Jul.) The residents of the Otash camp for the displaced in Nyala locality, South Darfur, are suffering from an acute drinking water crisis for more than a week.

A camp sheikh reported to Radio Dabanga that the drinking water crisis is caused by a lack of fuel, required to operate the pumps. Several pumps broke down.

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Abbala kill man and injure another in North Darfur

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Radio Dabanga

EL SAREIF BENI HUSSEIN (UPDATED)(27 Jul.) - Abbala gunmen killed a man in Kabkabiya, North Darfur, abducted his companion and injured a protection commander on Friday.

“Abbala militiamen in a Land Cruiser accosted Hamid Babiker Hamid and another man, who were on their way from Saraf Umra to El Sareif Beni Hussein on a motorcycle,” an eyewitness reported to Radio Dabanga from El Sareif town.

“The Abbala just ran over the motorcycle, killing the man instantly. They seized his companion, and took him to an unknown destination.”

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Strict security measures in South Darfur capital

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Radio Dabanga

NYALA(28 Jul.) - (UPDATED) The Governor of South Darfur State stressed the importance of the new security orders for the Eid El Fitr leave period in Nyala. The Commissioner of Nyala North on Saturday proposed to verify the identity of all residents in the northern districts of South Darfur’s capital.

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Grenade kills herder in North Darfur

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Radio Dabanga

KUTUM LOCALITY (28 Jul.) - A young herder was killed by a detonating grenade in Kutum locality in North Darfur on Sunday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga from the village of El Sheikh Janna in Kutum locality, a witness said that one of the herders of the village found a grenade. “As soon as he began playing with it, the bomb detonated, and tore him to pieces. Five cows were killed too.”

The source said that the villagers informed the Sudanese army forces and the Unamid team in the neighbourhood that there are three other grenades found in the area.