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29 Jan 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

The Sudanese Air Force resumed its air raids on areas west of Jebel Marra on Wednesday afternoon. Seven people were injured, and a number of houses destroyed in the area of Darsa and Sur Reng, a stronghold of the Sudan Liberation Movement, led by Abdel Wahid El Nur (SLM-AW).

Mustafa Tambour, the military spokesman for the SLM-AW, told Dabanga that the aerial attacks also resulted in the killing of livestock. “The residents of the area fled into the mountains.”

29 Jan 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

Militiamen assaulted ten young women in Gireida locality, South Darfur on Wednesday. They beat and whipped them severely, and gang-raped one of them. On Tuesday, gunmen in military uniforms ambushed a commercial vehicle in Tawila locality, North Darfur. On the same day, bus passengers were robbed of all their belongings in Abu Jubaiha locality, South Kordofan.

A relative of the rape victim told Dabanga that the women were attacked by a group of gunmen on Wednesday afternoon while they were collecting firewood at Um Bitein, 3 km south of Gireida town.

28 Jan 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

A trader was killed in attacks launched by Rapid Support Forces (RSF) in Um Baru locality, North Darfur, on Tuesday. Thousands of livestock were stolen. Villagers fled to the wilderness, where water sources are hard to find. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan a considerable increase of newly displaced in the locality is expected.

28 Jan 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

JEBEL MARRA

A number of houses and farmlands near Golo, west of Jebel Marra, Central Darfur, were torched this morning. In Tawila locality, North Darfur, elements of the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) removed the engines of three water wells on Monday.

Speaking to Dabanga, villagers who fled from Golo said that an Antonov of the Sudanese Air Force began bombing the area early this morning. No casualties were reported, but the explosions started fires that burned of a number of houses in Dorsa village, and several farms in the area of Golo.

28 Jan 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

ED DAEIN

Seven people were killed in a new clash between the Rizeigat and Misseriya tribesmen near El Meram in West Kordofan on Monday.

The seven Misseriya tribesmen, among them four brothers, died in the area southwest of El Meram. It is not clear what triggered the fighting.

Rizeigat and Misseriya leaders hold the Sudanese government responsible for the continuation of armed conflicts between the two tribes. Musa Hamadein, a Misseriya leader, briefly commented that the government “is not serious about solving the problems between the two tribes”.