A heavy fire was heard at a rally near the Ministry of Defense in the Sudanese capital Khartoum and activists said in a statement that security forces are trying to overthrow the protest force. gas on thousands of anti-government demonstrators demonstrating near the army headquarters. military complex.
"Security services fire heavy tear gas, I see protesters coughing and closing their faces with their hands and medical masks," said the witness, AFP reports at a demonstration site.
You can also hear shots, but it is unclear who shoots.
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Live broadcast on Al-Hadath television also showed heavy firing. from rage due to rising prices for bread, but quickly grew into wider appeals against President Omar Bashir's three decades.
The Sudanese armed forces are not "against the demands" of protesters seeking to withdraw al-Bashir, the country's defense minister however, warning that the army will not allow "to fall into chaos."
The Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), one of the demonstration groups, said that the soldier was killed on Monday, trying to protect those who brought them out. Rally against Bashir.
Earlier, when crowds in Khartoum shouted slogans such as "The Sudan is rising, the army is rising" to encourage the armed forces to support their demands, the protest of the Alliance for Freedom and Change oup sought direct talks with the army that formed the Transitional Government.
"We repeat the demand of our people that the head of the regime and his government should immediately resign," said Omar El-Jiher, a senior member of the group.
"We also urge the Sudanese armed forces to recall their support for a regime that has lost its legitimacy," Diego added
. "find a way" for Bashir, whose power base is part of the armed forces, resigned "gracefully" and initiated the transition of power.
"The army would like to get out of it, as the people who saved the Sudan from chaos," said the expert on the Sudan, Alex de Waal.
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