Tribal clashes kill two in Sudan’s West Darfur ― State media


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Tribal clashes in Sudan’s Darfur region on Saturday left at least two people dead and several buildings burned, in the latest violence to hit the remote region, state media reported.

The fighting broke out over a dispute between members of different tribes in El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur state.

It was not immediately clear what triggered the argument.

“Violence erupted following a quarrel between two people, leaving two dead, others injured and several houses burned,” SUNA news agency reported.

“The governor of West Darfur issued a decision to allow security to use force to contain the violence in El Geneina,” it added.

The Darfur Lawyers Association, a local civil society group, said armed militias “took advantage” of the dispute and escalated the violence.

“The armed militias spread panic in and around the city… they also carried out all kinds of human rights violations,” it said in a statement.

SUNA reported that Prime Minister Abdalla…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper