2020 Darfur attacks

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2020 Darfur attacks
Part of the War in Darfur
Map of Darfur 2011.png
Location of Darfur in Sudan
LocationDarfur, Sudan
Date25–27 July 2020
Attack type
Mass shootings
Deaths25 July: 20
27 July: 60
Total: 80
Injured25 July: 22

The 2020 Darfur attacks were two mass shootings that occurred between 25-27 July 2020.

On 25 July a gunmen stormed a village in South Darfur, Sudan, according to local tribal leaders.[1] The attack left at least 20 people dead and another 22 were injured.[2]

On 27 July 2020 another massacre occurred in West Darfur involving around 500 gunmen that attacked a Masalit community, killing more than 60 people, looting, and burning down houses, the United Nations says.[3]

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  1. "Attackers kill at least 20 in Sudan's Darfur, says tribal chief". Al Jazeera English. 25 July 2020.
  2. "Gunmen kill at least 22 villagers in South Darfur, locals say". 25 July 2020 – via Reuters.
  3. Deutsche Welle (www.dw.com). "More than 60 killed in fresh attacks in Sudan's Darfur region | DW | 27.07.2020". DW.COM.


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