Email Posted June 15, 2019 08:53:54 Photo: Military council spokesman Shams Eddin Kabashi said staff “deviated” from orders. (AP) Related Story: Sudan’s military claims to have thwarted coup attempts amid crackdown Related Story: Thirteen killed, hundreds wounded as Sudan troops besiege protest camp, doctors say Related Story: Sudanese strongman and suspected war criminal Omar al-Bashir overthrown Map: Sudan After the toppling of their strongman dictator Omar al-Bashir, Sudanese civilians have pressed the ruling military to hand over power to civilian hands — a tussle that has erupted in violence across the North African state. Key points: Several military staff are in custody after a spokesperson said they deviated from ordersA military spokesperson did not disclose what they were, but said they were ‘painful’ Sudanese protesters have called on the military to hand power to civilians since April Now, Sudan’s rulers have acknowledged that their staff committed “violations” while dispersing protesters engaged in a non-violent sit-in demonstration outside military headquarters in Khartoum. Ruling military council spokesman, General Shams Eddin Kabashi, told reporters at a news conference on Thursday that an investigation was underway and that several military officers were already in custody for alleged “deviation” from the military’s orders. “We feel… Read full this story
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