HOSTILITY RESUMES IN DAFUR REGION
Written by awawa on April 1, 2022
Dozens of people have been killed and hundreds of others injured in renewed ethnic clashes between the Rizeigat and Fallata communities in Sudan’s Darfur region.
The fighting broke out on Tuesday reportedly, following the killing of a lieutenant of the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF), an ethnic Rizeigat, by unknown gunmen.
Those killed in the clashes – which is said to have continued up to Thursday – include women and children.
The security unit of Dafur said security forces had been deployed to contain the situation.
The war in Darfur began in 2003 after ethnic African rebels revolted against former President Omar al-Bashir’s Arab-dominated government.