(CDN) Strife in Sudan stretches into several regions

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Security agents in Sudan's South Darfur state have closed the offices of the Sudan Council of Churches (SCC) and relief group Sudan Aid in the state's capital, Nyala.

Agents from the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) arrived at the organizations' compound in Nyala, a city of some 550,000 people, at 8 a.m. on April 22. They ordered SCC staff members to hand over keys to the offices and vehicles and, without explanation, ordered them to leave immediately, an SCC staff worker told Compass Direct News by phone.

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