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Gunfire as Sudan military moves in to clear Khartoum sit-in

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 3, 2019 13:44

Gunfire as Sudan military moves in to clear Khartoum sit-in

Heavy gunfire has been heard in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, as security forces forcefully moved in to clear a protest camp that has been the central point in the demonstrators’ months-long struggle for civilian rule. The Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, a medical group linked to protesters, said at least two people were killed and several wounded in the raid. In a post on Twitter, the Sudanese Professionals Association said the country’s ruling transitional military council had assigned a large number of troops to disperse the protest camp. The sound of heavy gunfire was heard in footage broadcast from the scene, while plumes of smoke rose into the sky.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 3, 2019 13:44