36 killed, 32 injured in tribal clashes in Sudan's South Darfur

36 killed, 32 injured in tribal clashes in Sudan
# 08 June 2021 00:03 (UTC +04:00)

At least 36 people were killed and 32 others injured in fresh tribal clashes in Sudan's South Darfur State, local authorities announced on Monday, APA reports citing Xinhua.

"A tribal clash broke out between tribal components at Mandawa, Marmasa and Majangary areas in South Darfur State," Musa Mahdi, South Darfur State's Governor, said in a statement.

He added that the fighting broke out on Saturday and continued until Sunday morning.

He further stressed that the joint forces, sent by the state, have controlled the situation at the dispute areas and separated between the warring tribes.

According to local media, the clashes broke out between Falata and Al-Taisha tribes.

South Darfur State's security committee decided to send military reinforcements to the area to pursue the perpetrators, prevent recurrence of the incident, and to establish legal investigation committees.