CAIRO: Four more Sudanese protesters were killed on Thursday during protests in Omdurman with many more injured by live bullets according to medics working on the scene.
The violence followed a top Sudanese army commander saying that a security force assigned to guard a bank in El-Obeid was responsible for killing protesting children in the city on Monday, according to SUNA news agency.
At least six people were killed at a rally in El-Obeid, 400 km southwest of Khartoum, at least four of whom were children.
They were killed when security forces broke up a student protest in the city, opposition-linked doctors said. The teenagers were rallying against fuel and bread shortages, residents said.
Meanwhile, Sudanese protest leaders and ruling generals are to resume talks on Thursday evening on the remaining aspects of installing civilian rule, spokesman for the ruling military council General Shamseddine Kabbashi told the official SUNA news agency, as thousands rallied in central Khartoum against the killing of the four students.
Prominent protest leader Madani Abbas Madani told reporters the talks would begin at 7:00 pm local time.