After violent battles, cautious calm in Khartoum

After renewed intense bombing in the capital, Khartoum, and the occurrence Violent clashes between the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support ForcesCautious calm returned to the capital with the onset of the night hours.

Al-Arabiya / Al-Hadath correspondent reported, on Friday evening, that the east and south of the capital witnessed a remarkable calm, with some intermittent clashes in the east.

He added that the capital witnessed artillery shelling, as the sounds of explosions resounded, pointing out that a state of calm and stillness prevailed in the city, by a large percentage.

He also explained that after the army targeted the Rapid Support sites, the vicinity of the Army General Command witnessed attacks launched by the Rapid Support Forces from the eastern side, as they bombed a number of sites on that front.

While the army targeted support sites and a number of fuel buses with drones, pointing out that the areas of Khartoum, Bahri, Omdurman and even North Kordofan witnessed clashes on Friday.

South Darfur clashes

Al-Arabiya/Al-Hadath correspondent reported that clashes continued between the army and the Rapid Support Forces for the second day in a row in Nyala, South Darfur.

Eyewitnesses said that the battles this afternoon involved the use of heavy and light weapons by the 16th Infantry Division in South Darfur and the Rapid Support Forces in both the Al-Wadi neighborhood and the railway line east of the city of Nyala, while there have been no reports of injuries so far.

Al-Arabiya/Al-Hadath correspondent said that five civilians were killed today and at least forty-four others were injured as a result of clashes between the army and support forces in Nyala, the capital of South Darfur.

The injured were transferred to the Turkish Hospital, south of the city. These clashes come in light of the deteriorating humanitarian situation that Nyala lives in, after the teaching and specialized hospital was out of service because they caught them in the areas of clashes between the army and the Rapid Support Forces.

3 thousand killed

Since its outbreak on April 15, the war between the two military leaders has resulted in the death of at least three thousand people and the displacement of more than three million people, whether inside or outside the country.

The two sides reached several cease-fire agreements, mediated by Saudi Arabia and the United States. However, the negotiations that took place in Jeddah were suspended last month after the two parties to the conflict accused each other of violating the truce.

The battles are concentrated in the capital, Khartoum, its suburbs, and the Darfur region in the west of the country, where a quarter of Sudan’s population of 48 million lives.

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