On Sunday, three UNHCR employees – two Nepalese staff and their Sudanese driver – were abducted while driving through El Geneina, in West Darfur. It is not yet clear who is responsible for the abduction.

From the Thomson Reuters Foundation

Gunmen kidnap three UNHCR workers in Sudan’s Darfur -local official

The three workers, one Sudanese and two Nepalese, were kidnapped from Geneina, the capital of West Darfur state and were taken to an unknown location, said West Darfur government spokesman Abdallah Gar al-Nabi.

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From the Sudan Tribune

Gunmen abduct three UNHCR staff members in W. Darfur

An eyewitness said the kidnapping took place at 05:00 pm near El Geneina Grand Mosque in down town and not far from the police headquarters.

He added that the kidnappers were six men who came from Um Shalaya area where is a camp of Chadian refugees and headed towards Aljebel neighbourhood.

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