Troops kill 9 civil­ians

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

DAR­FUR: Su­danese troops de­ployed to the coun­try’s trou­bled re­gion of Dar­fur killed a group of nine civil­ians and in­jured 60 more in re­tal­i­a­tion for the re­cent mur­der of a sol­dier, me­dia re­ported yes­ter­day, cit­ing a lo­cal ac­tivist.

The Su­danese ser­vice­men on Sun­day at­tacked the civil­ians in the town of Ner­titi with guns af­ter they found a body of the dead com­radein-arms in a street in the town, the Su­dan Tri­bune news por­tal re­ported. The me­dia out­let added that the sol­diers had also looted civil­ian prop­erty and had bro­ken into Ner­titi’s shops.

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