Pro-government militia accused of carrying out attack in S Darfur
One Internally Displaced Person (IDP) was killed and another was injured today in Mercnj locality, South Darfur. Sources say pro-government militia are responsible.
A relative of the fatal victim informed Radio Dabanga that about 10 armed men opened fire against a traders' vehicle that was traveling from Jabra market to Mercnj. The gunmen were riding camels and wearing military uniforms.
The IDP Al Najeeb Omar Abdel Rahman died from injuries at the hospital and the other man was taken to Nyala Hospital for treatment.
The witness added that the perpetrators beat the other passengers with rifle butts and whips. They stole the passengers' money, mobile phones and commodities they found in the vehicle.