Monday, May 29, 2023

Sudan “collapses”, war enters its third week

The country has been plunged into chaos since the April 15 outbreak of a bloody power struggle between the army chief, Abdel Fattah al-Burhane, and his number two, Mohamed Hamdan Dagallo, says hemedtiAs the head of the dreaded Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

People at a market in El Jinina, the capital of West Darfur, which is in the grip of chaos.

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At least 528 people have been killed and 4,599 wounded in the fighting, according to the latest official figures released on Saturday. Thousands of Sudanese have fled to neighboring states including Egypt, Ethiopia, Chad and South Sudan, while foreign countries are carrying out mass evacuations of their citizens.

general secretary ofHisAntonio Guterres, condemned via Al-Arabiya channel The war for power continues as the country falls apart,

Sudan &Quot;Collapses&Quot;, War Enters Its Third Week

Canada is examining all its options for the evacuation of citizens trying to flee Sudan. So far 375 Canadians have been evacuated. A report by Carla Oliveira

Daglo and al-Burhan accuse each other

Each camp accuses it of violating the ceasefire extended under international mediation until midnight on Sunday.

Without electricity, water or food, civilians try to flee or survive.

skirmishes with heavy weapons and machine gunstellsAFP Khartoum resident, while another witness reports explosions and bullets Elsewhere in the capital.

About 70% of hospitals in war zones are out of service, according to doctors’ associations.

The warring generals were heavily criticized by the media on Friday.

On Al-Hurra channel, Burhan described it fsr Of Militia trying to destroy Sudan with the help of mercenaries from Chad, the Central African Republic and Niger,

hemedti but talked to him BBC as your rival traitor which is not not reliable,

yesterday’s allies, today’s enemies

However the two generals joined forces during the 2021 coup to oust civilians with whom they had shared power since the fall of dictator Omar al-Bashir two years earlier. However, differences then appeared and in the absence of agreement on integration fsr In the army, on 15 April degenerated into open combat.

for messengerHis in Sudan, Volker Perthes, if tensions were clear, there was no signal That fighting would begin on April 15 because, he told Al-Jazeera, the two rival generals were due to meet for talks that day.

People Are Fleeing The Southern Part Of Khartoum.

People flee the southern part of Khartoum as street fighting continues between the army and paramilitary forces on April 27, 2023.

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According to’HisParticularly violent fighting in Darfur, a region torn apart by war in the 2000s, displaced 75,000 people.

If the ceasefire does not stop the fighting, it does not prevent the evacuation from continuing. A new boat carrying about 1,900 people arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, taking the number of Saudis and foreign nationals to about 5,000 so far.

Among them, Merhdad Malekzad, one of the first Iranians evacuated on Saturday, is described inAFP Daily bombings and explosions in Khartoum. We never thought the situation would become so tense,

The United Kingdom said on Saturday that it had evacuated around 1,900 people from Sudan since Tuesday. All those who could have benefited from the evacuation had to reach an airport by Saturday morning to board the last flights.

the window of opportunity is closingCanada is sorry for its part.

, We continue to evaluate various options for the evacuation of Canadians, including by land and sea ,

, a quote from Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand

all in, over 375 Canadians The minister said one has been evacuated from Sudan and about 300 others are waiting for help to leave the country.

food insecurity

L’His Estimates are millions more could sink into starvation when a third of the 45 million Sudanese already suffer in the country, one of the world’s poorest.

Looting, destruction and fires are on the rise in West Darfur, including in camps for the displaced, Médecins sans frontières (MSF) reports. I’Ong to the dew close almost all [ses] activitiesSylvain Perron, his deputy in Sudan, has regrets.

In recent days, a hundred people have been killed in fighting that devastated its capital, Al-Jinina.His whose boss Antonio Guterres lamented a situation Horrible,

Society is crumbling, we see tribes now trying to arm themselvesThey said.

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