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06 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

Sudanese paramilitary forces have announced the arrest of more than 300 illegal immigrants who were heading to Libya across the desert in the Northern state. The forces have been deployed to combat human and drugs trafficking by criminal networks.

The Rapid Support Forces (RSF) arrested the immigrants when combing the western desert on the Sudanese-Libyan border, Commander Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Hemeti told the pro-government television channel Al Shrooq on Monday.

29 Nov 2013 description
report Radio Dabanga

SEBUKU (28 Nov.) - Two Sudanese and six Somalis drowned when a boat carrying 66 illegal immigrants sank.

A Sudanese boat passenger reported to Radio Dabanga that on Thursday 66 migrants of various nationalities boarded a boat on the Indonesian island of Sebuku. It was bound for Australia. Each of them had paid $4,000.

Of the 17 Sudanese, two drowned: Mohamed Sharif Nuredda’im (1987) from the area of Disa in North Darfur and Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed (1982) from Blue Nile. Their bodies are still missing.