Monday, November 13, 2006

Darfur militias in deadly attacks

More than two million people have been displaced during the conflict
About 30 people have been killed in Sudan's Darfur region, when pro-government militias raided a village, peacekeepers say.
Armed men on horses and camels rode into the village of Sirba, near the Chad border, killing those they found, say UN and African Union officials.

Meanwhile, the UN has offered at least $77m to help AU peacekeepers in Darfur.

Sudan has resisted plans for the UN to take over peacekeeping and this appears to be part of a compromise deal. Read more >>>

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