The ongoing clashes around the army headquarters and the Presidential Palace in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, as well as conflicting statements from the two sides cause the real situation on the ground to be incomprehensible.
State television resumed broadcasting
On Sudanese state television, which came under the control of the army and started broadcasting again, it was stated that the headquarters of the Rapid Support Forces (HDK) in the capital and in many states had been taken over by the army.
It was stated in the news that HDK tried to destroy the infrastructure of the channel when it could not interfere with the broadcast on state television, and many HDK members in the capital and provinces surrendered to the army with their equipment.
97 people died in clashes
According to the statement made by the Sudan Central Doctors Committee, 97 civilians lost their lives and 942 people, including soldiers, were injured in clashes between the army and HDK militias in the capital Khartoum and various cities.
The Sudanese army denied reports that the HDK had taken control of the army headquarters and Presidential Palace in Khartoum.
The army stated that some media spokesmen of the “rebel militias” had published a large number of fake news to mislead the public, and that there were limited clashes around the army’s headquarters in the capital Khartoum and the center of Khartoum.
“The armed forces retain full control of all their headquarters. The circulating reports that the enemy’s leadership has seized the military commander’s residence or the Presidential Palace do not reflect the truth,” the statement said. expressions were used.
“The attacks will continue until the militias are liquidated”
The Sudanese army stated that the air force has carried out attacks on a number of “enemy” targets and added, “The attacks will continue until the rebel militias, which have begun to threaten to loot the property of defenseless citizens in the capital, are liquidated.” statement was included.
In a statement, the HDK announced that they had achieved “wide-ranging victories” in the confrontation against the army and took “full control” of the Palace of the Republic in and around Khartoum.
“We are in a desperate battle to put an end to the putschist group at the head of the army,” the statement said. evaluation was made.
Conflict between the army and the HDK
Armed clashes broke out between the Sudanese army and the paramilitary HDK on the morning of April 15 in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, and in various cities.
The disagreement between the army and the HDK regarding the military security reform, which envisages “the full participation of the HDK in the army,” had turned into a hot conflict in the last few months.