Mohammed Ahmed Salih, the Director of the Education administration in Beleil locality, east of Nyala was killed, together with his two sons, on the morning of Saturday 26th July by gunmen on camels. One of the sons was a medical doctor and the other was an engineer. The three men were going to their farm when they were stopped by the gunmen and then shot dead.
This followed an attack by gun men on camels on two buses travelling from Nyala to Mershing on Thursday 25th July. Several of the passengers were injured.