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Sudan: One killed, 14 injured in Khartoum protests02:55

Sudan: One killed, 14 injured in Khartoum protests

Sudan, Khartoum
October 22, 2020 at 01:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters took to the streets of Khartoum in a rally against the country's dire economic conditions on Wednesday. One of the demonstrators was reportedly killed and 14 others injured in clashes with police during the protest.

Demonstrators, responding to a call from the Sudanese Professionals Association trade union, could be seen waving Sudanese flags, shouting slogans and burning tires in the capital's streets.

The protest comes amid economic tensions in the country. On Monday, the US removed Sudan from a list of state sponsors of terror, with the country agreeing to pay $335 million (€283 million) in damages, for its alleged role in the attacks on two US embassies in Africa by al-Qaeda in 1998.

Sudan: One killed, 14 injured in Khartoum protests02:55
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Protesters took to the streets of Khartoum in a rally against the country's dire economic conditions on Wednesday. One of the demonstrators was reportedly killed and 14 others injured in clashes with police during the protest.

Demonstrators, responding to a call from the Sudanese Professionals Association trade union, could be seen waving Sudanese flags, shouting slogans and burning tires in the capital's streets.

The protest comes amid economic tensions in the country. On Monday, the US removed Sudan from a list of state sponsors of terror, with the country agreeing to pay $335 million (€283 million) in damages, for its alleged role in the attacks on two US embassies in Africa by al-Qaeda in 1998.

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