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4 children injured in explosion: Violence and insecurity persist after 'genocide' attacks in West Darfur


 

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(DabangaFour children between the ages of 9 and 14 were seriously injured when an unexploded ordnance (UXO) detonated in Kereinik, West Darfur. The exploded device was a remnant of the attacks on Kereinik last month, which are described as a genocide by the Higher Committee to Stop the Massacres in West Darfur.

Local residents told Radio Dabanga that the projectile exploded while the children were trying to play with it. They pointed out that the children were Kawsar Ibrahim Ahmed (14 years old), Farida Mohamed Abakar 13, Umelnas Yahya (11), whose condition is most serious, and Majdi Hassan Ibrahim (9) years old. Their mother was also injured. 

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Published: Monday, May 9, 2022

Last Updated: Monday, May 9, 2022

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