Eight people dead in Sudan protests - officials

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Eight people died in protests in the Sudanese city of al-Qadarif and in Nile River state on Thursday, officials told local TV. Six people died in demonstrations in al-Qadarif, the city's commissioner told Sudania 24 private TV channel. Two people died in Nile River state, a spokesman for the state told the same channel

Reuters December 21, 2018 03:06:56 IST
Eight people dead in Sudan protests - officials

Eight people dead in Sudan protests  officials

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Eight people died in protests in the Sudanese city of al-Qadarif and in Nile River state on Thursday, officials told local TV.

Six people died in demonstrations in al-Qadarif, the city's commissioner told Sudania 24 private TV channel. Two people died in Nile River state, a spokesman for the state told the same channel.

(Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz in Khartoum; writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by Alison Williams)

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