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Sudan. 20 civilians, including children, were killed in the bombing of Khartoum

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At least 20 civilians, including two children, were killed in Sunday’s bombing of Khartoum, Sudan’s capital, local activists say. There were more victims, but some of the bodies “were so torn or burned that it was impossible to transfer them to hospital,” the AFP news agency reported.

There are no signs of an end to the fighting between the army and the rival Rapid Support Forces (RSF), a powerful military group, that has been ongoing since mid-April. Amia maintains control in the air, RSF dominates the streets of the capital – says AFP.

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3.8 million Sudanese had to leave their homes

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Western countries have accused paramilitary forces of ethnic killings in the western Darfur region, a International Criminal Court launched a new investigation into alleged war crimes. The army has also been accused of abuses, including a July 8 raid that killed about 20 civilians.

Khartoum, capital of Sudan (April 2023) Omer Erdem/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

As a result of the fighting, 3.8 million Sudanese had to leave their homes. In my opinion UN in this group, as many as 2.8 million are residents of Khartoum. This means that the city lost approximately half of its pre-war population.

Main photo source: Omer Erdem/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images



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