` 100,000 People have fled their homes in ` Sudan’s Darfur Region in the last few weeks due to the Upsurge of Violence ‘

#AceWorldNews About 100,000 people have fled their homes in Sudan’s Darfur region because of an upsurge of violence in the last six weeks, according to the UN peacekeeping chief.

Herve Ladsous said Wednesday this adds to the nearly 2 million people displaced by the Darfur conflict, including 400,000 last year, AP reported.

Darfur has been gripped by bloodshed since 2003 when rebels took up arms against the government in Khartoum, accusing it of discrimination.

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