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World Sudan: Clashes between rival groups in South Darfur leave 47 dead

17:06  18 january  2021
17:06  18 january  2021 Source:   aljazeera.com

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Hostilities between Arabs and non-Arabs have left almost 50 people dead in the Darfur region of Sudan as the UN plans to end a 13-year The deadly clashes erupted after a fistfight between two residents in a camp for displaced persons in Genena with a man from the Arab Rizeigat tribe being

The death toll from tribal violence between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan ’s West Darfur province climbed to at least 48, including women and children, a doctor’s union and aid worker said, as sporadic violence continued Sunday. The deadly clashes grew out of a fistfight Friday between two people in

Clashes between rival ethnic groups in Sudan’s South Darfur state have left 47 people dead, a day after more than 80 people were killed in separate clashes elsewhere in the restive region.

a man standing on a dirt road: The clashes occurred about two weeks after United Nations peacekeepers discontinued their patrols in the Darfur region, preparing for a full withdrawal [File: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters] © The clashes occurred about two weeks after United Nations peacekeepers discontinued their patrols in... The clashes occurred about two weeks after United Nations peacekeepers discontinued their patrols in the Darfur region, preparing for a full withdrawal [File: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters]

“The clashes between the Rizeigat tribe and the Fallata tribe have stopped and we have now counted 47 deaths,” local leader Mohamed Saleh told AFP news agency on Monday.

Death toll in Sudan Darfur clashes rises to 48

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On 7 September, clashes between Abdel Wahid's Sudan Liberation Army and Sudanese army were reported in Jebel Marra, rebels claimed to In the 1 February, clashes between Justice and Equality Movement soldiers and a group of armed Arab citizens in East Darfur left 3 rebels killed, the attacks

Clashes between different ethnic groups in Sudan 's West Darfur state have left 48 people dead , Sudan 's news agency says quoting the doctors' union. The fighting in the state capital, El Geneina, began on Saturday after a row in which a man was stabbed to death . A state-wide curfew has been

Saleh, from the ethnically non-Arab Fallata people, added that several houses were burnt down in the attack.

The violence – which erupted early on Monday – came after the killing of at least 83 people in clashes between rival ethnic groups on Saturday and Sunday in West Darfur state.

The clashes occurred about two weeks after United Nations peacekeepers discontinued their patrols in the Darfur region, preparing for a full withdrawal.

The violence in the two states is some of the most significant fighting reported since the signing of a peace agreement in October, which observers hoped would end years of war.

While former rebel forces have committed to laying down their weapons, decades of conflict have left the vast western region awash with weapons and divided by bitter rivalries.

'Clashes kill 48 people' in Sudan's Darfur region

  'Clashes kill 48 people' in Sudan's Darfur region Fighting erupted after a man was stabbed in a row between two men from different ethnic groups.The fighting in the state capital, El Geneina, began on Saturday after a row in which a man was stabbed to death.

KHARTOUM - Up to 94 people have been killed in new clashes between two rival tribes in Sudan 's strife-torn Darfur region, tribal leaders said on Saturday. Conflict has raged through the vast region since 2003 when African tribes took up arms against the Arab government in Khartoum, accusing it of

CAIRO (AP) — Clashes in Darfur between Arab nomads and south Sudan 's army along the country's volatile north- south border have left dozens dead and The fighting began Thursday and was still going on Sunday, he said. Massar blamed a group of southern army troops that he called a "militia."

Key issues include land ownership and access to water.

Uneasy transition

Sudan has been undergoing a fragile transition since the April 2019 ouster of President Omar al-Bashir following mass protests against his rule.

The civilian-majority administration installed after Bashir’s ouster has been pushing to stabilise regions beset by decades of civil war.

Darfur endured a bitter conflict that erupted in 2003, leaving roughly 300,000 people dead and 2.5 million displaced, according to the UN.

The main conflict has subsided over the years but ethnic and tribal clashes still flare periodically, largely pitting nomadic Arab pastoralists against settled farmers from non-Arab ethnic groups.

Only two groups refrained from signing the peace deal, including one with considerable support in Darfur.

The United Nations-African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur, a peacekeeping force, plans a phased withdrawal of its approximately 8,000 armed and civilian personnel within six months.

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