Clashes between security and demonstrators in front of the Sudanese army headquarters

A state of anger prevailed in Khartoum, and today, Monday, in front of the army headquarters, clashes erupted between demonstrators and security, after witnessing The Sudanese capital, a series of arrests It affected several ministers of the government and the Sovereignty Council.

According to the Ministry of Information, the military forces also fired live bullets at the demonstrators, causing several injuries.

The Sudanese Medical Committee announced that 12 wounded were registered in front of the army headquarters.

In addition, Al-Arabiya / Al-Hadath sources reported that thousands of protesters crossed the “Omdurman” bridge to Khartoum, to support those protesting there against the arrest campaign. Some demonstrators, east of the Nile, stormed the “Manshiya” bridge and headed for the capital.

Protesters took to the streets of Khartoum and burned some tires to denounce the arrests and also closed some streets.

From Khartoum on 25 October (AFP)
From Khartoum on 25 October (AFP)

Thanks in an unknown place

Interestingly, the country witnessed a series of arrests at dawn, along with ministers, leaders of various parties, as well as the Forces for Freedom and Change, including Yasser Arman, as well as the councilor for media by the prime minister, Faisal Muhammad Salih.

Furthermore, the director of the Prime Minister’s Office, Adam Hreika, revealed to Al-Arabiya / Al-Hadath, that Abdullah Hamdouk It was taken in an unknown location after a military force tried to pressure him to legitimize the events and arrests in the country, but he refused to obey.

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok (Reuters)
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok (Reuters)

Invitation to occupy the streets

For its part, the Ministry of Information announced in a statement on his Facebook account in followed, that Hamdok was brought in an unknown place, after he refused to comply with the demands of the coup, as has been said.

He also pointed out that the premier has invited the Sudanese to come down in square and to join the pace, explaining that he had sent a message from his house arrest, asking all citizens to occupy the streets to defend their “revolution”.

The Forces for Freedom and Change and the Association of Professionals also had in previously invited all citizens to get off in square and denounce the arrests or any attempted military coup.

voltage escalation

Interestingly, these developments came after weeks of escalating tension between the military and civilian components that led the government in Sudan since the removal of former regime president Omar al-Bashir.

This tension has increased since the coup attempt that took place last September, after which the two sides exchanged accusations and blamed the economic and political crisis.

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