thousands of The Sudanese migrated to neighboring Chad escape fighting in the West region of Darfur thousands more Owns left Capital city of Khartoum due to the outbreak of Heavy shooting Thursday after failure of another stop-fire.
Forces commanded by two former Allied commanders of Sudan’s ruling council began violent power struggle last The weekend you killed so far over 330 peoplethe heart of the nation that depends on Food aid for what the United Nations calls a humanitarian catastrophe.
fiercer battles between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces around Khartoum, one of largest urban areas in Africa, and in Darfur, still reeling from the brutal conflict that ended three years ago.
About 10,000 to 20,000 people Fleeing the fighting and taking refuge in Villages along the border inside Chad, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the World Food Program reported on Thursday.
witnesses in the city of El-Obeid, east of Darfur described clashes between the army and paramilitary forces and widespread looting.
In the capital and its sister cities, Omdurman and Bahri, residents gathered at bus stops with bags after more Explosions and shooting in the morning.
“There is no food, the supermarkets are empty, it’s not safe, to be honest people A resident of Khartoum said: who I just gave him first name, Abdelmalek.
Many other locals remain trapped along with thousands of aliens, in a city quickly deteriorating into a war zone.
burnt-out vehicles It littered the streets, and shells made huge holes in buildings, including the now-closed hospitals, where bodies lay unburied.
Even before the conflict, about A.S quarter of Sudan population He was facing Seeing hunger. However, the World Food Program stopped one of Larger global operations in Country on Saturday after killing three workers.
Sudan’s borders are seven countries It is strategically located between Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia and Africa’s volatile Sahel region regionso the hostilities risk Exacerbating regional tensions.
Chad said it had stopped and disarmed a Sudanese battalion of 320 soldiers on on Monday, while the RSF returned Egyptian forces it had captured at the northern Marawi base over the weekend.
in all-out Pay for Ceasefire, the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres was convening a virtual summit with A diplomatic source said the African Union, the Arab League and the European Union were among others.
The commander of the Rapid Support Forces, Major General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, told Al Jazeera that he was ready to implement a truce for three days. over The feast that marks the end of The holy month for Muslims of Ramadan and the commandment start on Friday or Saturday.
Dagalo, widely known as Hemedti, said he supports several ceasefires times, but all of them quickly collapsed. but, military The governor, Major General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, told Al Jazeera: “There is no one else option But the military Solution.”
“We are talking about a humanitarian truce, we are talking about safe passages, we are not talking about sitting down,” he added down with A criminal, Hamidti said, “referring to Al-Burhan.
And in Geneva, the World Health Organization urged fighters to open safe passage for Paramedics and allow Those who were trapped to flee. international powers, struggling To evacuate citizens after the capture of the airport and embassies areas up in violence also The payment was made for truces
Reporters Without Borders has up to 100 thousand soldiers, according to analysts. The army has artillery, and fighter planes controls access to Khartoum. Residents and witnesses said it appeared to be trying to cut off supply routes to RSF fighters.
The United States said, “No currently Safe for evacuation private Citizens while Japan defense Ministry put military transport aircraft in Djibouti to prepare for pull 63 of nationals out.
Since the outbreak of hostilities, many of Combat focus on The complex that houses the army headquarters and Al-Burhan residence.
Burhan Dagalo accused Reporters Without Borders, even last Deputy of the week on The council that has ruled since the coup two years ago, of “a power Catch.”
An alliance between the two men Most of it had been held since the overthrow four years ago of The old leader Omar al-Bashir who rule He saw Sudan become international was an outcast on United States terrorism list.
in an interview with Al-Burhan said as much in the Financial Times. of The RSF was nowout of control,” accusing the fighters of Looting and attacking foreign diplomats and aid workers.
Washington said it had initial indications that the RSF was behind a attack on Diplomats and eyewitnesses say RSF militants are involved in Looting and attacks on Relief workers.
Separately, Dagalo told the Financial Times that the armed forces were responsible for Hit hospitals and non-military targets as well as attacks on Diplomats and Guests.
the latest It was violence triggered by discord over Internationally supported plan to form new civil government. Both sides blame the other of Transition abort.
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