3 Sudanese Red Cross workers killed in war-torn Blue Nile

Three members of the Sudanese Red Cross have been killed Sunday in an assault in the war-torn Blue Nile space, the place Khartoum is presently battling rebels, officers stated.
Ahmad Mohammed Adam, a senior official of the Humanitarian Affairs Commission, condemned the assault, which he stated “led to the dying of three humanitarian workers from the Sudanese Red Cross Association in Blue Nile state”.
The assault occurred because the Red Cross workers have been coming back from the city of Kurmuk after distributing “humanitarian assist to the needy in the world,” he stated in a press release obtained by AFP.
The assertion gave no particulars concerning the assault, and a spokesman for the HAC stated that it had nothing so as to add.
The Sudanese army couldn’t be reached for remark and the rebels from the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement-North who function in the area stated they didn’t have any info on the incident.
“I name on the armed actions to respect worldwide humanitarian regulation and the precept of defending emergency and assist distribution workers,” stated Adam.
The city of Kurmuk lies on Sudan`s southeastern border with Ethiopia in the Blue Nile State.
The Sudanese authorities has restricted the activites of worldwide aid organisations in areas managed by the SPLM-I in Blue Nile and the neighbouring South Kordofan space because the starting of an insurgency in 2011.
The SPLM-I rebelled towards Khartoum in 2011, complaining that they have been being marginalised and uncared for by the Arab-based mostly regime.

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