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Deadly Government Bombing In Darfur

21 October 2006
Press Release: United Nations

UN Receives Reports Of Deadly Government Bombing In Darfur, Arrest Of Aid Workers
New York, Oct 19 2006 6:00PM

Amid increasing insecurity in Sudan’s strife-torn Darfur region, the United Nations mission in the country has received reports that a Government aircraft bombed an area in North Darfur, killing an eight-year-old boy, and that two aid workers were arrested in the south of the region.

The reports to the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) said the aircraft “dropped an unconfirmed number of bombs” near Birmaza yesterday, spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters in New York. Read more >>>

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