Tear gas fired at dozens of protesters in Sudan capital

Tear gas fired at dozens of protesters in Sudan capital
People protest in Khartoum, Sudan, Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. (AP)
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Updated 18 November 2021

Tear gas fired at dozens of protesters in Sudan capital

Tear gas fired at dozens of protesters in Sudan capital
  • At least 15 demonstrators were killed in Wednesday’s protests
  • Wednesday saw the deadliest crackdown on anti-coup protests since last month’s military takeover

KHARTOUM: Sudanese security forces fired tear gas Thursday morning at dozens of protesters manning barricades in the capital Khartoum, a witness said.
Police have remained deployed in large numbers in north Khartoum where demonstrators kept up their protests through the night, witnesses said.
Wednesday saw the deadliest crackdown on anti-coup protests since last month’s military takeover.
At least 15 demonstrators were killed in Wednesday’s protests, most of them in north Khartoum, medics said.