The area of Anka, north of Kutum in North Darfur, witnessed intense bombardments today.

“On Wednesday morning the Sudanese Air force bombed the area for six hours. Hundreds of villagers fled their homes, and sought refuge in the neighbouring valleys and hills. Large numbers of livestock were killed, and vast tracts of farmland and pastures burned to ashes,” a witness reported to Radio Dabanga from Anka.

“An Antonov jet began its bombardments at 6 am and continued until noon,” he explained. “The villages of Hillet Nurein, Hilet Hamed Deli, and Amar Jadid were targeted in particular.” […]