Military forces arrest civilians in Sudan – Al Hadath TV
KHARTOUM, October 25 (Reuters) – Military forces arrested several members of Sudanese civilian leaders on Monday morning, Al Hadath TV reported, as a prominent pro-democracy group called on the Sudanese to take to the streets to resist any coup military state.
Family sources told Reuters that military forces stormed the home of Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s media adviser and arrested him.
There was no immediate comment from the military.
Citing unidentified sources, Al Hadath said Hamdok was under house arrest and unidentified military forces arrested four ministers and a civilian member of the ruling Sovereign Council.
Sudan has been on the alert since a failed coup plot last month sparked bitter recriminations between military and civilian groups believed to share power after former leader Omar was ousted in 2019 al-Bashir.
Bashir was toppled after months of street protests. A political transition agreed upon after his ouster was expected to lead to elections by the end of 2023.
Report by Khalid Abdelaziz, Mahmoud Mourad and Alaa Swilam; Written by Aidan Lewis; Editing by Christopher Cushing, Robeert Birsel
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