Heavy gunfire shatters Sudan truce pushed by US. The shootings dim the hope of a 24-hour truce in Sudan on Tuesday shortly after it was due to take effect under U.S. pressure on warring military factions to halt fighting that has caused humanitarian crisis in Sudan.
Warplanes were roaring in the skies above Khartoum, according to reporters tanks were been fired and Warplanes were hovering over the skies shortly after the truce was due to take hold.
It was also reported that air strike were carried out in Omdurman, Khartoum’s sister city on the opposite bank of the Nile river, with a large ground force entering the city from the east.
United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric told a news briefing in New York that
“We have not received any indications here that there’s been a halt in the fighting,” as the regular
army and the rival paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) trade blames, accusing each other of failing to respect the ceasefire.
Meanwhile, the army’s high command said it would continue operations to secure the capital and other regions.Follow us on social media