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North Darfur Governor: Arms Collection Far From Successful

Dabanga (Sudan)

25 December 2017

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The disarmament campaign in North Darfur has not led to the planned results, according to the state's governor… Governor Abdelwahid Yousif Ibrahim acknowledged the small number of the weapons collected so far.

Out of an estimated 700,000 weapons believed to be in illegal circulation across Darfur, only 30,000 have been collected.

The governor told the North Darfur parliament on 21 November that government forces collected 7,830 weapons…

Darfuri government officials reported that 30,000 weapons have been collected during the voluntary phase. The number of illegal weapons in the region is estimated at about 700,000 pieces…

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