Sudan Security Opened Fire at Protest Site

Tear Stallone, Staff Writer

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Gunfire erupted in the streets of Sudanese capital, Khartoum, early Monday. Security forces open fired on pro-democracy protesters outside of the country’s military headquarters. The security killed at least eight as said by Doctors Association and local media reports. Soldiers had fanned out across the city in their most concerted drive yet in order to disperse the protesters. Demanding transition to civilian rule, ouster of president Omar Hassan Al-Bashir in April. The removal of Al-Bashir raised hope among protesters’ decades of autocratic rule. Videos on social media show bleeding protesters lying on the ground and uniformed men opening fire in the streets and thrashing civilians with sticks.