Source: Radio Dabanga

The translator of the Unamid team in Kabkabiya, North Darfur, was killed on Friday, his companion abducted, and a protection commander injured by Abbala gunmen.

 “On Friday, Abbala militiamen in a Land cruiser accosted Hamid and another man, who were on their way from Saraf Umra to El Sareif Beni Hussein on a motorcycle,” an eyewitness reported to Radio Dabanga from El Sareif town.

“The Abbala just ran over the motor cycle, killing the translator instantly. They seized his companion, and took him to an unknown destination.”

“The commander of the Kabkabiya Protection Team followed the attackers. They fired at him, wounding him seriously. He was transferred by a Unamid helicopter to El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, for treatment,” the source added.


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