KASS (21 Dec.) - Livestock, released by force of arms on farmlands south of Kass in South Darfur, destroyed a large number of crops last week.
An affected farmer from the area told Radio Dabanga on Friday that armed herders drove their camels and cattle onto the agricultural areas of Dilu, Takojul, Daura, Mashrou, Sankada, Aldanga, Kasulo, and Guba three days before.
NIERTETI (21 Dec.) - Gunmen captured two young men in Nierteti locality, Central Darfur, on Friday.
“A group of militiamen intercepted Karim Osman (21) and Hussein Abdelkarim Osman (18) when they were on their way from Marwa village to Nierteti town to perform the Friday noon prayer,” a listener reported to Radio Dabanga from Marwa, located at a distance of 3 km south of Nierteti.
“They seized the two men, and took them to an unknown destination.”
EL FASHER/NIERTETI (19 Dec.) -
Members of a paramilitary force reportedly attacked two villages near Tabit in North Darfur on Friday afternoon, during which they wounded a number of people, and robbed them of their belongings. In the state's capital city, the theft of vehicles is on the rise, according to residents.
DARFUR (19 Dec.) - Three people were killed in three separate incidents in North, Central, and West Darfur states on Wednesday. One of the deceased is a child.
BINDISI / NIERTETI (18 Dec .) - In Central Darfur, two children were killed by gunmen in Bindisi locality on Wednesday. The day before, two residents of Nierteti South camp sustained serious injuries in an attack by militiamen.
Speaking to Radio Dabanga, an uncle of the children reported that “suddenly on Wednesday morning”, two militiamen stormed our family house in Kalam Basna village. “They fired at the heads of Ahmed Yahya Ahmed (6), and his sister Kawsar (4). Both died instantly.”
“No one has a clue about the reasons behind the killing,” he added.