Mellit bombings claim '12 victims' N Darfur

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The number of victims as a result of the bombings in the village of Umm Ajaja, at about 20 kilometer northwest of Mellit in North Darfur on Friday, has been adjusted to 12 people. Among the fatal victims are a child and woman, sources stated. Besides, the bombings resulted in the death of more than 350 cattle heads.

Mellit's deputy of the National Council, Yaser Ahmadi, claims that the affected areas do not accomodate any insurgency. Authorities reportedly confirmed that the bombing might have been caused by 'inaccurate information'.

The Darfur Bar Association condemned the bombings and asserted in a statement that the targeted area does not accommodate any rebel groups. It was added that the Association condemned the attack and demanded an investigation of the incident.