Governor Saad Adam Babiker said the state of emergency in Darfur was declared late Sunday. Violence broke out last week between two Arab tribes, the Misseriya and Awlad Rashed. It started as a dispute over the theft of a motorcycle. The fighting left at least 24 dead according to the Suna agency.

KHARTOUM NOVEMBER 14: Governor Saad Adam Babiker, quoted by Suna, said the state of emergency was declared late Sunday night because “both sides of the conflict fired live ammunition at the reconciliation commission that was trying to resolve the conflict. More than 24 people were killed in a tribal conflict, tribal leaders and the official Suna agency reported Monday.

Governor Saad Adam Babiker, quoted by Suna, said the state of emergency was declared late Sunday night because “both sides of the conflict fired live ammunition at the reconciliation commission that was trying to resolve the conflict.”

Violence broke out late last week between two Arab tribes, the Misseriya and Awlad Rashed, in localities near Zalingei, the capital of Central Darfur state. It started as a dispute over the theft of a motorcycle before morphing into wider fighting. Tribal clashes often occur in Sudan’s western Darfur region.

The fighting, which left at least 24 dead according to the Suna agency, continues despite the state of emergency.

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