Formation of a joint Fact-Finding Committee on Shooting incident in Kutum

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Al-Fasher, Sept. 9 (SUNA) – Kutum Locality, in North Darfur State, announced the formation of a joint fact-finding committee to investigate the regretful shooting incident that took place last Friday, in the market o Kutum Market, which killed a soldier of the Rapid intervention Forces (RIF) and wounded seven others including four Military personnel.

The Commissioner of Kutum Locality and the Head of the Local Security Committee, Brigadier-Police, Mohammed Mohammed Ahmed Al-Haj, said, Syunday, in a press statement that Ahmed Suleiman, from the 22nd Infantry Division, fired shots randomly,  at the Kutum market, injuring five personnel of the IRF an individual of the Infantry command in Kutum and three citizens, adding that the injured were evacuated to Kutum Hospital, immediately, and were later evacuated by helicopter to El Fasher for further health care.

The Commissioner has underlined that the perpetrator was captured and and all the necessary legal procedures were taken, stressing that the security situation has been under full control.

He added that the Wali (governor) of North Darfur State,  Sharif Mohammad Abad Samouh, Head of the state security Committee, had been following up the situation , closely,  and until the wounded evacuated  to El Fasher.