Khartoum, Feb 26(Darfur24)7 civilians were killed and others injured today, Sunday; As a result of artillery shells falling on the Nahda area, south of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, according to what the South Belt Emergency Room reported.

The South Belt Emergency Department said in a statement on Facebook that 5 artillery shells fell in parallel in the Al-Nahda neighborhood, squares 1, 2, and 12, killing 7 civilians, including a girl, and wounding at least 6 others.

The Emergency Lawyers Group condemned the continued indiscriminate bombing launched by parties to the military conflict in Sudan on residential neighborhoods in the capital, Khartoum, causing the deaths of civilians.

The rights group confirmed in a statement on the “X” platform that indiscriminate shelling is still sweeping the south of the belt in Khartoum, where the abundance of artillery shells intensified last Thursday, with three shells falling on vital areas such as “Al-Nahda and Al-Inqaz,” which led to the killing of 7 civilians and the wounding of 3 others. Serious.

The statement said: “We condemn in the strongest terms the continuation of these heinous massacres targeting innocent people in every corner of the capital, which increases their suffering and deepens the humanitarian crisis. Communications and Internet outages remain prevalent, and the shortage of food and medical services continues.”

The statement added, “The interruption of communications and Internet services greatly hinders efforts to monitor and document the daily violations to which civilians are exposed in this bloody war.”

The mutual artillery shelling between the two sides of the military conflict in Sudan led to the killing and wounding of hundreds of civilians, most of them children, which Sudanese human rights activists considered a “war crime.”

On Friday, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, accused both sides of the military conflict in Sudan of committing war crimes, calling for prompt, transparent and impartial investigations into these violations and bringing those responsible to trial.

In a detailed report, the Commissioner referred to numerous indiscriminate attacks launched by both the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces on densely populated areas during fighting during the period between April and December 2023, including sites housing internally displaced persons, especially in the capital, Khartoum, Omdurman, Kordofan, and Darfur.