BREAKING: Fighting in Khartoum between army and elements loyal to ex-president

Areal view of the Sudanese capital Khartoum (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

January 14th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Fighting has erupted in the Sudanese capital Khartoum between elements belonging to former President Omar al-Bashir and the army, sources with direct knowledge have said.

One source said the fighting began this afternoon at Bahri’s Kafouri after soldiers belonging to the Sudanese army fired gunshots at a group of armed militia belonging to former president al-Bashir.

“The fighting began at Kafouri in Kober, Bahri this afternoon after soldiers of the Sudanese army fired gunshots at militia soldiers loyal to the former president Omar al-Bashir,” the source said.

“The army chief of the Sudanese armed forces have called for calm but the situation has not stopped,” the source added.

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