US ambassador and embassy workers in Sudan take shelter as preventing breaks out between militia troops and the military
- US ambassador John Godfrey and workers taking shelter amid gunfire in Khartoum
The US ambassador and embassy workers in Sudan are ‘sheltering in place’ as the military and a paramilitary group alternate gunfire within the capital Khartoum.
Sustained preventing broke out on Saturday amid simmering tensions between the navy and Speedy Assist Forces militia.
The RSF mentioned on Saturday it had taken management of the presidential palace, the residence of military chief Normal Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Khartoum’s worldwide airport.
Sustained firing broke out on Saturday amid simmering tensions between the navy and Speedy Assist Forces militia
The US ambassador John Godfrey tweeted: ‘I simply arrived late final evening in Khartoum and woke as much as the deeply disturbing sounds of gunfire and preventing.
‘I’m at the moment sheltering in place with the Embassy crew, as Sudanese all through Khartoum and elsewhere are doing.’
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