SUDAN WATCH: 12th aid worker killed in Darfur

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

12th aid worker killed in Darfur

IRC statement 4 Sep 2006 via ReliefWeb
The International Rescue Committee is saddened to report the death of an IRC nurse during fighting in Hashaba, North Darfur, on Friday, Sept 1. The victim, a 37-year-old Sudanese national, ran the IRC's health center in Hashaba, about 100 kilometers north of El Fasher.

The health center, along with a pharmacy and guesthouse managed by the IRC, were also looted during the fighting there.

With this tragic death, the toll of humanitarian workers killed in Darfur since May rises to 12.


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