In Khartoum, explosions and heavy machine gun fire were heard early Monday as Sudanese security forces moved on the site of a sit-in protest outside the Defense Ministry.
A medical association affiliated with the protesters said at least five people have been killed and several injured as the government troops attempt to disperse the protest in central Khartoum, Sudan’s capital.
The Reuters news agency is quoting a Sky News Arabia TV report that a Sudanese military council spokesman says the raid targeted criminal elements near the protest site, but theprotesters are safe.
The U.S. embassy in Khartoum tweeted that the attacks on protesters “must stop.”
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