Clashes displace thousands in Sudan’s West Darfur

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Country: Sudan

An estimated 30,000 people have been displaced following intercommunal clashes earlier this week. There have also been reports of attacks on camps for internally displaced people.

An estimated 30,000 people have been displaced in Sudan’s West Darfur State following intercommunal clashes earlier this week in several villages, according to the Sudanese Government.

Humanitarian partners are working to verify the displacement figures. The displaced have sought refuge in and around El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur State.

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