The clashes that started between the army and the paramilitary, that is, the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces, on April 15, continue in Sudan.
Due to Eid al-Fitr, Rapid Support Forces declared a unilateral ceasefire. As a result of the calls of the international community, the army announced that it would abide by the ceasefire.
However, the truce did not last long.
During the night, intense clashes took place in and around the capital Khartoum.
Smoke rose from many buildings. The death toll in the country has exceeded 450, and the number of injured is over 3,500.
Passenger planes in hangars were also targeted in clashes at and around Khartoum International Airport.
It was reported that 3 planes belonging to Sudan, Ukraine and Saudi Arabia were severely damaged.
Army commander al-Burhan announced that points belonging to paramilitary forces were gradually cleared.
Eid al-Fitr passes with the sounds of guns and bombs.
Civilians face the biggest challenge in the ongoing conflicts in Sudan.
Necessary coordination for the evacuation of civilians could not be achieved. Sudanese people spend Eid al-Fitr with the sound of guns and bombs.
The United Nations pointed out that millions of people could be affected by the conflicts.
A US citizen was also killed in the clashes. The White House urged its citizens in Sudan not to wait for the government’s step to evacuate.
After Turkey, Germany, Spain and Egypt also announced that they are ready to take action for their citizens.
South Korea has announced that it will send troops and military aircraft to Djibouti to evacuate its citizens from Sudan.