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Welcome to our continued reside protection of the disaster in Sudan, the place the 2 warring factions have agreed to increase the delicate and partially noticed ceasefire that was as a consequence of expire late on Thursday night time for an additional 72 hours.


There have been a number of truce efforts since preventing broke out on 15 April between Sudan’s military led by Gen Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and the paramilitary RSF commanded by his deputy-turned-rival, Gen Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, often known as Hemedti. All have finally failed up to now.

However international representatives concerned in searching for to quell the preventing have welcomed the prolonged ceasefire deal and urged full implementation.

In a joint assertion, AFP studies the African Union, the United Nations, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Britain and the US applauded the 2 sides’ “readiness to have interaction in dialogue towards establishing a extra sturdy cessation of hostilities and making certain unimpeded humanitarian entry”.

Regardless of the ceasefire, on Thursday warplanes flew over the capital’s northern suburbs as fighters on the bottom exchanged artillery and heavy machine-gun hearth, witnesses mentioned. Combating was additionally noticed to have intensified within the Darfur area.


Worldwide efforts to evacuate international nationals stranded in Sudan proceed.

I’m Martin Belam, and I will likely be bringing you rolling protection of additional developments at present. You may get in contact with me at


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