Although more airstrikes and gunfire in the Khartoum capital region have undermined their most recent purported ceasefire, KHARTOUM: The warring military factions in Sudan beginning on Thursday, neighbouring South Sudan, a mediator, said.
to by both parties, for peace negotiations have also been named, according to the mediation efforts championed by the country's president, Salva Kiir. Wednesday was the deadline for the current truce to end.y head General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan would react, however, remained uncertain.
On Tuesday, witnesses reported more airstrikes on Omdurman and Bahri, two cities that are located on the other side of the Nile River from Khartoum.
According to Al Jazeera television, RSF sites were being targeted by Sudanese army jets, and Khartoum could be heard firing anti-aircraft weapons.
India's embassy in Khartoum was raided and robbed, according to a complaint from the ambassador, the Sudanese army stated in a statement. Early on Wednesday, the Saudi foreign ministry said that an armed gang had similarly vandalised and robbed the Khartoum facility that housed the country's cultural mission. There were no recorded casualties.
There were no known casualties.
- The capital region’s civilian neighbourhoods have been bombed by army planes attacking RSF positions. alongside government troops in a devastating civil war that lasted 20 years, has also been embroiled in the conflict. This is located in the western Darfur area of Sudan.
The army and RSF leaders, who had previously shared authority as part of a transition to free elections and civilian administration supported by the international community, have not indicated that they will give ground, but neither appears to be able to win an immediate triumph.
A risky region
Extended hostilities could attract foreign forces.
Thousands of inhabitants of other countries were being evacuated when foreign governments halted their efforts. British officials advised any remaining citizens who wanted to escape to travel to Port Sudan on the Red Sea on Wednesday, when their final aircraft was scheduled to leave.
In addition to causing a humanitarian disaster, the violence has pushed some according to the United Nations.
In a country where nearly one-third of the population lives in poverty, aid supplies have been delayed.
representatives of Egypt in Cairo.
After taking a break earlier in the conflict when several of its personnel were slain, the U.N. World Food Programme said on Monday that it was restarting operations in the safer regions of Sudan.
“This is a catastrophe,”
MSF (Medicines Sans Frontières) said that it has sent some assistance to the capital from Port Sudan, a distance of around 800 kilometres (500 miles) by car.
According to the U.N. migration agency, the violence has also forced 330,000 Sudanese to flee inside of their own country.
During a stopover in Atbara, 350 kilometres (220 miles) northeast of Khartoum, on the way to the Egyptian border, Hassan Mohamed Ali, a 55-year-old state employee, declared, “The situation is a calamity.”
The hundreds of kilometres (miles) that displaced Sudanese families travelled to South Sudan and Chad, often on foot in the sweltering desert sun, is also documented.
Ultimately, the U.N. estimates that some 800,000 people may depart.
Over the past two weeks, more than 40,000 people have crossed into Egypt, but only after numerous delays. The majority of migrants have had to pay several hundred dollars to travel the 620-mile (1,005-km) distance from Khartoum to the north.
The journey for Aisha Ibrahim Dawood and her family from Khartoum to the northern town of Wadi Halfa took them five days in a rental car. From there, the women and children piled onto the back of a truck that drove them to a line at the Egyptian border.
“Our suffering is unprecedented,” she said