19 C
New York
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Home CELEBS Hot News Sudan protests : Doctor and teen 'shot dead' during clashes

Sudan protests : Doctor and teen ‘shot dead’ during clashes

A doctor and a 16-year-old have been killed in Sudan amid demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir.

Both were shot in the head by state forces who were firing directly on demonstrators, a member of the Sudan Doctors Syndicate told the BBC.

Nine other demonstrators were reportedly wounded in the clashes as protesters staged a sit-in at a hospital in the capital Khartoum.

It marks the fifth week of anti-government protests.

“Since the beginning, the security forces have responded with excessive use of power and with live ammunition,” Dr Amjed Farid said.

The doctor who died, Dr Babiker Abdulhemeed, had “over 14 live bullets in his body”, he added. Read moreĀ 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Amplifying the New Narrative of Africa

We had Anibal Abayneh as our special guest on the MyAreaVibe Spotlight Show. Anibal is the CEO of the Cafe Lalibela Ethiopian...

Fight Through the Obstacles to Get to Where You Want to Be

On October 16th, 2020, we had the pleasure of having Manix Emmason as our special guest on the MyAreaVibe Spotlight Show. On...

Why Self-Love is the Secret Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life

On October 9, 2020, we had the pleasure of having Solu as our special guest on the MyAreaVibe Spotlight Show. On the...

Want A Thriving Business? Focus on Helping Others!

We had the pleasure of having Bien Fait as our special guest on the MyAreaVibe Spotlight Show...

Recent Comments