Floods kill 9 in Sudan’s Darfur


KHARTOUM: Heavy rains and flash floods in Sudan’s war-torn region of Darfur killed nine people on Saturday, the official SUNA news agency reported. The deaths occurred in the town of El-Fasher, the capital of the state of North Darfur. “Heavy rains lashed the north and east parts of El-Fasher causing floods,” the town’s municipal commissioner Eltijani Abdullah Salah told SUNA. Salah said nine people drowned in the floods, including two from a camp for internally displaced people.


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