Friday, October 20, 2006

SUDAN AIR FORCE IS SAID TO HAVE BOMBED DARFUR TOWN

By (AND) - www.andnetwork.com

The UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) says it has received reports that a government aircraft dropped an unconfirmed number of bombs near Birmaza in North Darfur yesterday, leading to the death of an eight-year-old boy.

UNMIS has also received reports that two staff members from an international NGO were arrested in South Darfur two days ago for taking photographs without the required permit; and in West Darfur, armed bandits tried to break into an NGO compound in Nertiti. And while on the topic of Darfur, a new UN assessment has found that despite the deteriorating security situation, overall malnutrition levels have mostly stabilized this year and food insecurity has improved slightly thanks to a stronger international response to the suffering there.

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