Africa

At least 2 dead in Sudan following protests against coup

21:22, 30 October 2021
At least 2 dead in Sudan following protests against coup Photo: Rayner Pena/Global Look Press

Sudan’s armed forces killed two people during protests against the military coup that took place in Sudan which were attended by hundreds of thousands of people who disliked the new government. 


Among the chants that were shouted by the crowd were "Military rule can't be praised" as well as "This country is ours, and our government is civilian."

In the capital city of Khartoum agents used tear gas in an attempt to disperse the crowd however it turned out to be not possible to calm the protests down without violence as gunfire started.

As a result of the gunfire at least two people were killed, according to the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors.

Soudan is undergoing a humanitarian crisis as it doesn't have enough food or medicine.

The situation will get worse as following the coup both the United States as well as the World Bank has stopped assistance to the African country.