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US, UK, Norway condemn Sudan military coup

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The governments of the US, UK and Norway condemned the coup in Sudan, saying they were deeply concerned about the situation in the country.

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They called on security forces to release those who were detained unlawfully, according to a joint statement released by the US State Department.

Sudan’s military seized power from a transitional government on Monday and a health ministry official said seven people were killed by gunfire and 140 injured in clashes between soldiers and street protesters.

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