Posted by: africanpressorganization | 27 July 2011

Darfur / UNAMID Media Brief



Darfur / UNAMID Media Brief


EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, July 27, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UNAMID Media Brief / 2011-07-27


Air strikes confirmed in South Darfur


A UNAMID patrol investigating reports of recent air strikes in the vicinity of Abu Hamara, located approximately 20 kilometers west of Khor Abeche, in South Darfur has confirmed that such strikes took place, resulting in the death of one civilian and two wounded. UNAMID also noted that a number of villagers had fled their homes in the aftermath of the strikes.


UNAMID patrols

UNAMID military conducted 98 patrols including routine, short-range, long-range, night and humanitarian escort patrols covering 83 villages and internally displaced persons (IDP) camps. UNAMID Police advisors conducted 87 patrols in villages and IDP camps.



United Nations – African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)


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