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Sudanese stage protests to challenge killing of civilian; CCSD holds ruling TMC responsible for riot

Khartoum, July 16: Scores of protesters in Sudan have rioted in the capital Khartoum to challenge the killing of a civilian supposedly by paramilitaries the earlier day.

On Monday night, mob police looked on as a protesting group waved Sudanese banners and recited progressive slogans in Khartoum’s eastern area of Burri, a focal point of dissents since demonstration originally emitted in December, witnesses said.

The rally, which came hours after another mass demonstration was separated by police in the city, was against the killing of a regular citizen on Sunday in the town of El-Souk in the territory of Sinnar, southeast of Khartoum, according to Al-Jazeera news reports.

The non-military personnel was executed in turmoil when occupants assembled in El-Souk to request individuals from the dreaded paramilitary Rapid Support Forces leave the town, as indicated by inhabitants and specialists near the dissent development. The paramilitaries allegedly opened fire at the protesters.

As per the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors (CCSD), six civilians have lost their lives in Sudan in the course of recent days, it said in an announcement over Twitter. The CCSD held the Transitional Military Council (TMC) in charge of their demises.

In its announcement on Monday, the alliance of Sudanese health specialists said four of the exploited people had a place with a solitary family in Omdurman. It said they were executed after a Rapid Support Forces (RSF) vehicle ran them over.

The board of trustees said one more of the exploited people was a young fellow recognized as Mudathir Abdelrahman. He passed on in Darfur on Monday after a group of youth were beaten by “members of the Janjaweed militias” who blamed them for taking a cell phone, said the announcement.

On Monday, around 200 marchers chanting “civilian rule, civilian rule” held their rally in the capital’s bus station over the El-Souk violence. However, they were dispersed by police.

Earlier this month, the ruling TMC and protesting group agreed to a landmark “power-sharing deal” but, these negotiations have been stalled twice after receiving requests from protest leaders. The talks are now likely to occur on Tuesday.



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