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Battle in the Sudan power: military moves against sit-in blockade

The Sudanese military apparently acted against a sitting blockade by protesters in Khartoum. In the capital, explosions and gunfire were heard. Two people have been killed in the process.

In Sudan, the procedure in the military, according to the Opposition, and Doctors with violence against demonstrators. The at the forefront of the protests, standing professional Association of SPA, saying that the military Council had launched an attempt to clear the square in front of the army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum by force.

According to information of the Central Committee of the Sudanese Doctors, the close of the protest movement, were killed in the deployment of security forces at least two people and several others injured.

call to civil disobedience

eye witnesses reported they heard gunfire and smoke is seen. Use of force in police uniforms tried to clear a road near the protests, and civilians arrested. The British Ambassador in Sudan, Irfan Siddiq, tweeted that he was "extremely concerned" about the shots that were heard.

The SPA stated that the protesters had not provoked the soldiers. He warned of a "bloody massacre" and urged the Sudanese to "total civil disobedience" and new protests to overthrow the military Council.

armed to the transitional government

In April, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir had been after three decades in Power by the armed forces fell. The coup months-long mass protests were preceded. Since then, the military and the Opposition struggle for the formation of a transitional government.

activists demand that it should only be available in three years of elections, so that civilian politicians could resolve all social and political networks of Al-Baschirs party. You only want a "limited military representation" in a Transitional Council that would govern the country until the civil government. The ruling generals do not want to relinquish Power, however.

Sudan, the long-time President Al-Bashir had been overthrown in April.

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