Although a ceasefire was announced on the eleventh day of clashes between the army and the Rapid Support Forces in Sudan, explosions and gunfire are sometimes heard, but silence prevails throughout the capital.
While the 72-hour ceasefire announced by the United States yesterday came into effect from midnight, gunfire was heard from time to time from different parts of Khartoum.
HDK stated in its statement that the other side did not abide by the terms of the ceasefire and that its planes were flying over Khartoum, and stated that they are committed to the ceasefire.
HDK indicated that the army forces continue to bombard their positions with artillery, stressing that this is a clear violation of the ceasefire and the conditions that must be implemented.
Clashes are said to be fierce at sensitive points such as the General Command of the Army and the Republican Palace.
It is noteworthy that the clashes are continuing in the Omdurman area, especially in western Khartoum.
Local residents say that in some areas there are cases of looting, theft and extortion in markets, shops and shops. People, who form long lines in front of bakeries, are trying to make ends meet from the markets.
People flee the capital
As part of the Turkish Embassy’s evacuation program in Khartoum, the fifth evacuation convoy will be sent in front of the hotel on Africa Street today.
Those who want to get out of the capital, Khartoum, are fleeing the clashes with buses and minibuses that line streets such as Steen and Madani.
Within the country, people mostly head to the cities of Fad Madani, Sennar, Demazin and White Nile State in the south, or Gedaref, Ksila and Port Sudan in the east, or Atbara, Shendi, Halfa and Dongola in the north.
Those who want to leave the country go to Egypt from the north, to Ethiopia from the east, to Saudi Arabia by sea or to South Sudan from the south.
“The country is ours, we will build it”
Student Muhammad Ahmed told Anadolu Agency that he will flee the conflict and go with his family to the city of Halfa in the north of the country.
Ahmed said: I do not advise anyone to leave the country and travel abroad. The country is ours, we will build it. I hope it gets better.” He said.
Muhammad Tahir Badri, a student at Dokuz Eylul University in Izmir, said that he came to Sudan to spend the month of Ramadan during this period when education was far away after the earthquake that struck Turkey.
Badri said, “After the conflicts began, the internet started to become very weak. I am unable to continue my studies. Also, on May 2, my visa exams will begin. Poor internet services, electricity, water, and poor security have led us to have to get out of the country. The way.” It is long and the journey is arduous, but we have to. We will go to Egypt. After reaching there, my family will stay there, but I will go to Turkey to continue my education.” Use phrases.
We know that rational people will try to solve the crisis.
What happened. God bless the country and its people. Most of the residents of Khartoum are trying to move to a safer place. Some go to Fad Madani, and some to the Northern Governorate , and some to Egypt. Since entry into Egypt is uncertain, it is best that only those who have a definite entrance go there.” He said.
Salah al-Din said that he would head to Port Sudan on the Red Sea coast in the east of the country:
“We are going to Port Sudan. Once we get there, we will assess the situation. We will wait there until the situation calms down. We know that reasonable people will try to solve the crisis. Then we will continue our work. Some Syrians also want to participate in the announced evacuation programme. The evacuations will be through the port of Jeddah.” Or Port Sudan Airport in Saudi Arabia. In short, people are fleeing conflicts and going to a safer place.”
Clashes between the army and HDK in Sudan
Armed clashes broke out between the Sudanese army and the HDK party on the morning of April 15 in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, and other cities.
The dispute between the army and the HDK party regarding military security reform, which stipulates “HDK’s full participation in the army”, has turned into a heated conflict in the past few months.
The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the head of the Sovereignty Council and the army commander, General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, had decided to dissolve the HDK party that clashed with the army, and to declare a rebellious force against the state, and that they would work on that. Basis.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has announced that 427 people have been killed and 3,700 injured in clashes in Khartoum and other cities since April 15.
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