Not fewer than 40 civilians killed in Dafur’s airstrike

At least, 40 civilians were killed on Wednesday following an air raid on the war-ravaged Dafur region in Sudan, a medical source confirmed.

The strike hit two markets and some neighborhoods in the city, the medical source who pleaded anonymity out of security concerns, disclosed this to AFP from a hospital in Nyala, the capital of South Darfur.

From April 15 when the battles began between the regular army, led by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) commanded by Burhan’s former deputy Mohamed Hamdan Daglo.

Nearly 7,500 people have been killed, according to a conservative estimate from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project.

Over five million people have been dislodged, including about one million who fled across borders, according to UN figures.

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