14 may: Violence flares after deal on Sudan transitional power structure

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Published on May 14, 2019 by

Earlier on Monday, security forces were accused of using excessive force on protesters in the north of Khartoum.
Sudan’s military defended itself against accusations that the armed forces used live ammunition against protesters on the streets of the capital, Khartoum.
At least four demonstrators and a soldier died and 40 people were reportedly wounded by gunfire.
But in an overnight press briefing, the transitional military council said it would never fire on peaceful protesters.
However, It also said that rogue elements had made their way into the groups of demonstrators to cause trouble.
Some protesters are questioning the military’s version of what led to the escalation of violence.

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