21 April 2010, 15:36
52 civilians killed in renewed tribal clashes in Darfur
KHARTOUM. April 21. KAZINFORM Fifty-two civilians have been killed and 55 others wounded in renewed tribal clashes in Sudan's South Darfur State, Khartoum media reported Wednesday; Kazinform refers to China Daily.
"Violent clashes broke out Tuesday between Rizeigat and al-Sada tribes at various areas, some 61 kilometers north of Nyala, the capital city of South Darfur State," Khartoum's Al Ahdath daily reported.
In the meantime, Khartoum's Al Ray Al A'm daily quoted commissioner of Wohda in South Darfur State as saying that two security committees of the state and Wohda are present at the sites and that the situation has been under control.
He said that a committee has been formed to calm the tension between the two sides and tackle the root-causes of the problem, according to the newspaper; Kazinform cites China Daily.
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