According to a Sputnik correspondent in the Sudanese capital, military police have opened fire at protesters in the capital city of Khartoum. The incident occurred near the Headquarters of the Armed Forces, where the officers attempted to dismantle barricades made by protestors and, after a few clashes with them, started shooting.
Hundreds of protesters have reportedly taken refuge in a Mosque near the Blue Nile Bridge.
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At the moment, there is no official information about the casualties.
The protest leaders earlier announced a sit-in near the military's headquarters, urging the Transitional Military Council to give power to the civilian government.
The mass demonstrations against the government have continued since the army deposed President Omar Bashir, who had been in power for 30 years.