A TSC Delegation Arrives in West Darfur Inspecting the Situation in Al-Geneina

A delegation of the Transitional Sovereign Council (TSC), led by Muhammad al-Faki Suleiman, inspecting the situation in al-Geneina, the capital of West Darfur State, which had witnessed recent violent incidents that led to a number of deaths and injuries.

Al-Geneina: Al Taghyeer

TSC Muhammad al-Faki Suleiman, arrived today in al-Geneina, the capital of West Darfur, on an official visit.

During the visit, Al-Faki will inspect the overall situation in the state, and assure the stability of the security conditions.

Al-Faki was welcomed by the commander of the (15) Infantry Division, MG Bashir Al-Nur Bashir, members of the West Darfur State Security Committee, and a number of the state’s executive and political leaders.

On his visit Al-Faki was accompanied by the Second Commander of RSF, a number of security and military leaders and two representatives of the SRF.

The Security and Defense Council (SDC) headed by LTG Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, Chairperson of the TSC, during his meeting at the Republican Palace yesterday, discussed the overall security situation in the country, focusing on hotspots and conflict areas in West Darfur and South Kordofan.

The Council heard reports from official delegations that made field visits to those states.

The SDC took decisions and a package of measures and procedures to calm conditions and to avoid future conflicts, and secure immediate solutions and future treatments.

Last week, the situation in al-Geneina went out of control where a fight resulted in killing and wounding hundreds.

The bloody confrontations exploded in al-Geneina following a stabbing incident near the Kreinda refugee camp before they turned it into civil hostilities in which heavy weapons were used.

The violence continued for several days, causing the displacement of tens of thousands, and disrupting life in the city.

In the midst of the events, the house of the Governor of the state, Muhammad Abdullah Al-Duma, was subjected to shooting by unknown armed men, but no one was injured.

According to the West Darfur State Doctors Committee, the death toll from the bloody events in al-Geneina and the surrounding areas reached (163) dead and (217) injured.

Last week, forces from the Central Reserve arrived in al-Geneina to maintain security, coming from Khartoum.

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