Sudan’s military council head mourns death of five shot during El-Obeid protest

“Every Sudanese who gets killed is a big loss, and we need to expedite finding a solution,” al-Burhan said. (File photo: AFP)

The head of Sudan’s military council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, mourned the death of five people who were shot dead during a protest in the city of El-Obeid, the capital of North Kordofan state.

“Every Sudanese who gets killed is a big loss, and we need to expedite a solution,” al-Burhan said.

“Delaying the transition will lead to more losses and economic deterioration,” he added.

Al-Burhan also said: “We thank the Sudanese people for their patience with the Council and the forces of freedom.”

“Sudan’s youth aspires to have a free and just nation and we have to respond,” he added.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:55 - GMT 06:55
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