“There will be no negotiations or dialogue before the liquidation and dissolution of Hmidti’s rebel militia (referring to HDK Commander Mohammed Hamdan Dagalu),” the Sudanese army said in a statement. expressions were used.
The army statement, urging the public not to engage in combat with the Rapid Support Forces (HDK), said: “Keep your safety and do not clash with Hmidti’s rebel militia. The Armed Forces are able to resolve this matter quickly, but we are working to ensure you are not harmed by the operations.” it was said.
“We didn’t want Sudanese to point their guns at each other”
On the other hand, Army Spokesperson Nebil Abdullah said, “The Armed Forces are working resolutely to restore security and stability to Sudan very soon. We did not want the situation to deteriorate to this degree and for the Sudanese to point their guns at each other in this unfortunate way.” said.
The escalation of tensions in Sudan came after a series of disagreements between the army and the NGO over “military security reform”.
A verbal fight for several months between Sudanese Army Commander General Abdulfettah al-Burhan and HDK Commander General Mohammed Hamdan Dagalu, who were disturbed by the fact that the HDK, which was established to support the army during the ousted President Omar al-Bashir period and gained an official status with certain laws, acts as an independent army. ” was happening.
In a statement on April 13, the Sudanese army stated that the movement of HDK members, acting like a parallel army, in the capital and some cities poses a security risk, and demanded that this step, without the approval of the army, be terminated.
There were reports in the national media on April 12 that HDK was deployed around Meravi Airport and the military base of the army in the north of the country.
Armed clashes broke out between the army and the HDK in the morning hours in Sudan’s capital Khartoum and its various cities.
Clashes continue near the Presidential Palace in the capital Khartoum and in many cities.