Six children killed in inter-communal fighting in South Darfur
Statement by Mandeep O’Brien, UNICEF Representative in Sudan
KHARTOUM, 4 April 2022- “At least six children, four boys and two girls were killed during inter-communal fighting in Dika village, Gereida locality in South Darfur state.
“UNICEF extends condolences to their families.
“At least five children are missing, and four children have been injured.
“UNICEF reiterates children must be protected at all times from all forms of violence and harm, and they should never be a target during conflict.”
UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child and is committed to the children of Sudan. We never give up on finding solutions that provide immediate help to save the lives of children or provide durable support so that those children grow up with dignity, health and an education.
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