Sources told Radio Dabanga that the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) bombed East Jebel Marra, Darfur region, on Sunday and Monday. According to them several citizens were killed and wounded.
Witnesses said that dozens of cattle also died due to the heavy shelling by the SAF. They added that yesterday between 8am until 1pm an Antonov airplane was circling above East Jebel Marra and dropped dozens of bombs. The following places were hit: Crawfla, Dali, Masalit, Venka and Dubbo.
A person who fled Venka said he saw one adult and three children bleeding and lying on the ground, but he could not confirm if they were dead or alive. The victim informed Radio Dabanga that citizens fled the affected areas and are now hiding in valleys and mountains in the surroundings.
He calls on the UN and humanitarian organizations to intervene as soon as possible and protect the citizens. The witness said that the SAF is performing air strikes around this region for two months now (July and August).
Mustafa Tambur, spokesman of the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) led by Abdel Wahid Mohammed Al Nur, said four people were killed due to the bombings: Sheikh Ramadan Ali and his three sons. Tambur added that homes and Khalawi (Quran learning centers for children) were burned in the Venka village.