Darfur Under Siege: RSF Attacks Hospital Amid Escalating Conflict

The Rapid Support Forces (RSF) in Sudan have intensified their conflict with the military, attacking a health facility in Darfur. Doctors Without Borders reports that the RSF's actions forced the hospital's closure. The ongoing conflict has displaced thousands and led to numerous casualties, exacerbating an already dire humanitarian situation.


PTI | Cairo | Updated: 10-06-2024 13:18 IST | Created: 10-06-2024 13:18 IST
Darfur Under Siege: RSF Attacks Hospital Amid Escalating Conflict
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The notorious Rapid Support Forces (RSF), locked in a year-long conflict with Sudan's military, targeted a health facility in western Darfur, resulting in its closure, confirmed an international aid group.

In a statement, Doctors Without Borders revealed the RSF launched an assault on South Hospital in al-Fasher, the capital of North Darfur province. During the attack, shots were fired at medical staff and patients.

"The RSF opening fire inside a hospital is outrageous," said Michel Lacharite, head of emergency operations at Doctors Without Borders. The conflict in Darfur has displaced thousands and caused a humanitarian crisis.

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