Security forces shot and killed four people during an anti-coup demonstration

Security forces of Sudanese shot and killed at least four people during an anti-coup demonstration near the capital Khartoum on Thursday, according to the civilian-backed Sudanese Central Doctors Committee (SCDC).

According to the statement of SDSC, that authorities fired tear gas and live bullets at crowds in the air in the city of Omdurman, about 16 miles (25 kilometres) northwest of the capital. Several people were injured and admitted to the hospital, they added.


Demonstrators can be seen sprinting trou plumes of white tears, smoke and dispersing from the sound of alleged gunfire in videos shared by the activist groups.

The SCDC urged “all medical personnel and specialists” to assist the seriously injured and chastised “militias” for impeding ambulances and preventing medical teams from reaching the victims.

At least 52 people have been killed by the military forces since the protest started, and the Thursday protest marked the 11th day of mob protests against the military rule since October 25.

In a tweet on Wednesday evening, SCDC stated that the US Embassy in Khartoum reaffirmed its support for “peaceful expression of democratic desire, and the need to respect and safeguard persons practising free speech.”

“We demand great caution in the use of force and encourage authorities to avoid arbitrary detention,” the statement stated.

According to Al-Arabiya,”Sudanese security forces raids the offices of all Al-Arabiya and al-Hadath.”


Another al-Arabiya tweet stated, “Injuries among the personnel pf al-Arabiya and al-Hadath as a result of an assault by Sudanese security forces.”

“Sudanese security personnel have assaulted and beaten al-Arabiya reporters Lina Yacoub and Nizar Biqdawi, as well as photojournalists and producers.”

During a live telecast by the Sudan local news channel, correspondent Sally Othman apologized to the viewers said, She was not going to continue the broadcasting because Sudanese authorities were stopping her from doing so.

After passing some hours, the News channel said that security forces detained their staff.”

The US Embassy in Khartoum criticized the assault on Thursday, saying, “We also regretSudan’s security services’ violent attacks on media establishment and journalists, and encourage authorities to protect press freedom.”

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