Sheikh Joma'a Saleh, and his three sons, Hawa, Adam and Abdullah, were killed when an Antonov aircraft dropped three bombs at approximately 30 kilometers west of Tabit in North Darfur on Wednesday morning October 3.
Witnesses informed Radio Dabanga that the air strike took place around 10 in the morning of Wednesday. The bombings led to the killing of sheikh Joma'a and his three sons as well as the death of a number of livestock.
Air strikes resumed
The witnesses confirmed to Radio Dabanga that aerial bombardments resumed on Wednesday evening in the area north of Katoor village. Two bombs were dropped at approximately six o'clock in the evening. The shelling resulted in fires as well as the death of a number of livestock. Nearby residents fled from the area. No casualties have been reported yet.
Citizens from East Jebel Marra appealed to the Security Council and the UN to immediately intervene and demand the government of Sudan (GoS) to stop the bombardments and targeting of East Jebel Marra civilians, a resident from the area added to Radio Dabanga.