3 protesters killed amid civilian disobedience in Sudan

3 protesters killed amid civilian disobedience in Sudan
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At least three civilians were killed in clashes with security forces in Omdurman and Khartoum North on Sunday, as the opposition called for civilian disobedience across Sudan, according to a Efe news report.

The Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors (CCSD), anopposition union that has been reporting on the people who have been killed orinjured since the protests started in December, announced in a statement:"A few hours ago, two people passed away in the Military Hospital, havingbeen beaten and stabbed by the Janjaweed militia."

The Janjaweed militia is the name given to the Rapid SupportForces (RSF) that have been involved in the Darfur conflict. "There arealso a number of other injuries that have been treated," the CCSD added.

A spokesperson for the committee, Oman al-Tahir, told Efethat two people set up a barricade in a street and a clash resulted when theRSF tried to move it away.

Subsequently both protestors were severely injured and afterbeing transported to a military hospital they died of their wounds.

Meanwhile, another man was shot in the chest and died inKhartoum North, the CCSD reported, without providing more details.

This brings the number of deaths that have been registeredsince Monday to 117, when the military led by RSF dismantled a sit-in held fornearly two months in front of the army headquarters in Khartoum.The opposition called for civil disobedienceacross the country on Sunday to protest the attack and violence that followedagainst demonstrators.

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