An armed group of seven militants opened fire on a number of displaced persons, injuring one man, in Umm Magar, South Darfur, witnesses informed Radio Dabanga.
The displaced persons were attacked on Tuesday, 30 October, as they were collecting firewood in Umm Magar, located about 10 kilometers from Gereida, they added.
According to witnesses’ accounts, the displaced man Ibrahim Adam got injured on his foot as a result of the shootings.
Sources also pointed out that five of the seven militants were riding camels and horses and that they stole three donkeys from the displaced.
They said that UNAMID and the police, which were informed about the incident, managed to find the perpetrators and arrest them, after an exchange of fire.