Sudan: Truce day events

39 hospitals are out of service

39 out of 59 basic hospitals in Khartoum and the states adjacent to the areas of conflict have ceased service. 9 hospitals were bombed and 16 were forcibly evacuated. 20 hospitals in Khartoum and the states are threatened with closure due to the lack of water, electricity and medical personnel.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is warning that Sudan’s health system is at risk of breakdown.

Doctors’ union says 30 killed since ‘ceasefire’

The Sudan Doctors’ Union has said that at least 30 people have been killed since an agreed ceasefire was supposed to take effect at 6pm (16:00 GMT) on Tuesday.

It added that at least 175 civilians have been killed and more than 1,041 others injured since the confrontations started on Saturday.

Fighting continues in Sudan after ceasefire was to begin

Fighting rages in Sudan hours after an internationally brokered truce was supposed to have come into effect at 6pm (16:00 GMT) on Tuesday.Forces loyal to duelling generals battled for key locations in the capital, Khartoum, and accused each other of violating the ceasefire.

Loud gunfire reverberated on Wednesday morning in the background of live feeds by multiple television news channels in the capital region.

Sudan’s paramilitary RSF to move Egyptian troops from Merowe Airport to Khartoum

Sudan’s paramilitary Rapid Support Forces will move Egyptian troops that were in Merowe Airport when fighting broke out to Khartoum, according to a statement released by the group.

The RSF added the Egyptian troops would be handed over to Cairo “once the situation allows it”.

Violent battles in the vicinity of the Presidential Palace and the Army Command in Khartoum

Heavy fighting is being reported near the presidential palace in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, and in a neighbourhood in the west of the city where homes belonging to the head of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and his family are located.

Japan to evacuate its citizens from Sudan

Japan is preparing to evacuate its citizens from Sudan, becoming the first foreign nation to pull citizens from the conflict-hit country.

Sudanese army says in full control of Merowe Airport

The army had regained full control over the airport.The army said that air strikes it used on the airport were key in driving out RSF forces, forcing them to retreat southward towards al-Multaqa, which lies 100km away,

The RSF claims its still maintains a presence in Merowe.

Sudanese paying the price for quarrel between two powerful men

Andrew Mitchell, the United Kingdom’s minister of state for development and Africa, has called on the rival sides to surrender their weapons and return to their barracks.

Mitchell said the situation appeared to be “a quarrel between two powerful men over their role in the new structure of Sudan, and the people of Sudan are paying the price for this competition”.

He added, “The continuation of the fighting will lead to waves of migration and famine.”

“This is the worst scenario we can imagine.”

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