Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir has stepped down following protests by the citizens. Bashir has been in power for 30 years.Consultations are under way to set up a transitional council.
The members of the army raided a radio station arresting the radio hosts, They took over operations of the radio and TV stations for close to 6 hours.
The Military had earlier indicated that there was an important announcement coming soon as they took over the palace and the TV building.There have been anti Bashir protests which have been escalating since the weekend.
Clashes erupted on Tuesday between soldiers trying to protect the protesters and intelligence and security personnel trying to disperse them. At least 11 people died in the clashes, including six members of the armed forces, the information minister said citing a police report.
The citizens have been protesting from December last year following the economic crisis and the governments bid to increase the price of bread.
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The protests were led by Sudanese Professionals Association.
“We call on our people from across the Khartoum capital and the region around to immediately go to the sit-in area and not leave from there until our next statement is issued,” the Sudanese Professionals Association said.
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