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In pictures: Trapped in Chad


“It was difficult to come here because they burned our village,” recalled Ismail Ahmat Ishach, a father of six.

“We had to flee immediately, our families were scattered and we had nothing to bring but what we wore that night,” he said, referring to the Janjaweed.

“It took us over three days to get here and we had donkeys,” said Mr Ishach, who added that he and his family were lucky to have make it here alive.

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