Woman in coma after attack by militia inside her N. Darfur home
BIRKAT SEIRA (6 Mar.) - Three people were critically injured, including a woman who is now in coma, after attacks by pro-government militias in Birkat Seira, Saraf Omra locality, North Darfur, on Tuesday.
Militias invaded the home of Kaltoum Adam Ibrahim beating her whips and rifle butts, a source was quoted as saying to Radio Dabanga. Ibrahim was transferred to a hospital and has been in come since. In a second attack, gunmen opened fire on Bahr Idriss and Adam Mohamed, who were critically injured.
A fourth victim, Adam Ismail was kidnapped at gunpoint after militants stormed his house. Sources do not know where the hostage was taken to.
Witnesses are asking authorities to put a halt to abuses and excesses carried out by militias, adding the perpetrators must be brought to justice.
The motives of the attacks remain unclear.