UNAMID concerned over Darfur camp deaths

September 1, 2008 23:38

The head of the joint UN-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur has expressed 'grave concern' over the shooting deaths of dozens of refugees on Aug. 25 by Sudanese forces in Darfur. Rodolphe Adada, representative of the UNAMID force tasked with maintaining peace in the wartorn region, met Monday with Sudanese Foreign Ministry official Mutrif Siddiq to convey his concern over the incident. Sudanese forces raided the camp to confiscate illegal weapons and clashed with residents killing 31 people, including seven children and 10 women.

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