Heavy gunfire heard at protest in Sudan’s capital – live TV


CAIRO (Reuters) – Heavy gunfire was heard at a protest outside the Defence Ministry in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Tuesday, live broadcast by al-Hadath TV showed, and activists said in a statement that security forces were trying to break up the protest by force.

Activists said in a statement posted on social media that army soldiers guarding the Ministry were trying to protect the demonstrators.

Reporting by Ali Abdelaty and Sami Aboudi; Editing by Simon Cameron-MooreOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.


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