14 people dead as army breaks up sit-in in Sudan's capital
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  • 13:11 03 June 2019

14 people dead as army breaks up sit-in in Sudan's capital

The death toll has risen to fourteen as the Sudanese police and police tactical units are breaking up the sit-in in the center of the Sudanese capital, ONA reports citing TASS.

The overall number of victims has exceeded 100. Per earlier reports, nine people died.

At dawn, the police and tactical units began clearing the square in front of the main national army command headquarters and dismantling the campsite that had emerged there two months ago. Later, the military joined them, taking the square under its complete control and setting up security cordons. According to the witnesses, the dispersal operation was carried out using tear gas and firearms.

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