Gunmen gang-raped two young women in South Darfur on Tuesday.
“The women (22 and 17) were assaulted while they were tending their farmland in the area of Erli, Kass locality, on Tuesday afternoon,” an activist told Radio Dabanga from Kass town.
“Janjaweed on camels and horses beat the women before they raped both alternately for six hours. The victims were transferred in a bad physical and mental condition to a hospital in Kass for treatment,” the source added.
Through Radio Dabanga, she appealed to “international institutions, humanitarian, and human rights organisations to intervene, and protect the people in Darfur from the ongoing assaults by government-backed militiamen.”
File photo: Farming during the rainy season in Gireida, South Darfur (Albert Gonzand#225;lez Farran/Unamid)