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Gunmen kill police officer in North Darfur capital

April 6, 2016 (EL-FASHER) - Unknown gunmen have killed a police officer on Tuesday night in North Darfur state capital, El-Fasher.

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An internally displaced girl digs a hole at the Abu Shouk camp near El Fasher January 16, 2012 (Reuters)

A family member of the victim told Sudan Tribune Wednesday that two armed men shot and killed police Sgt. Abdallah Abouh in front of his house in Al-Masani’ neighbourhood near the new power station in El-Fasher.

He added that the victim works at the police music department in North Darfur and father of three children, saying the authorities has yet to capture the perpetrators and reveal the motives behind the crime.

Last February, unidentified armed group killed 19 years old, Hayder Abdel-Rahman in El-Fasher while he was heading home from work.