At least four protesters were shot dead during demonstrations against Sudan’s military rulers. So says the Sudan Doctors Committee, which is a gathering of doctors. Dozens were injured.
Thousands demonstrated today again in the capital, Khartoum, and neighboring cities against the country’s military rulers. Security forces fired tear gas to prevent protesters from reaching the presidential palace in Khartoum.
It is the eleventh day of mass demonstrations since the October 25 coup. Then the army ousted Prime Minister Hamdok, who in November He returned to this position. But according to the protesters, the military still holds power behind the scenes. They are calling on the military rulers to give up their influence on the government.
As with previous protests, the internet and phone were shut down. The military closed most of the bridges near the capital. Eyewitnesses told Reuters news agency that protesters are trying to bypass these barriers, while security forces are deploying tear gas and hand grenades.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered on Saturday in Khartoum. Then they managed to reach the presidential palace. Doctors said at least 200 people were infected. Six of them were said to have been shot. Dozens have died in protests since the coup.
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