25 February 2008: Violence continues in Darfur, children go missing, families torn apart

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Children in Sirba, where more than 40 of their peers are unaccounted for.

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Production date: 21 February 2008


Keywords: UNICEF, children, Sudan, Darfur, missing children, violence, displaced, Chad, camps, IDP, UNAMID

Main shooting locations: Sirba, Sudan

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Villagers went back to their burnt homes to comb through the remains after an attack on their village in Sirba in West Darfur.

There, they were met with an even more unpleasant discovery.  It has emerged that close to 43 children have gone missing - as a result of a three-day attack which started on in West Darfur’s northern corridor.


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