Omdurman protests kill three Sudanese

Published: January 10, 2019 11:53:25 | Updated: January 14, 2019 17:20:09

Supporters of Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir chant slogans to his favour during a rally at Green Square in Khartoum, Sudan January 9, 2019 - REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Three Sudanese protesters were killed during demonstrations in the city of Omdurman on Wednesday, the state news agency SUNA said.

Sudan’s second-largest city “witnessed riots and illegal gatherings” on Wednesday, SUNA said, amid weeks of demonstrations.

SUNA quoted police as saying that they knew of three deaths and several people being wounded and that these attacks were being investigated, Reuters reported.

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