Several wounded as gunshots fired near Khartoum sit-in
15 May 2019
Sudanese protesters block Nile Street, a major avenue in the capital Khartoum, on Wednesday. AFP
Several people were wounded on Wednesday as gunshots were fired near a sit-in in Sudan's capital, witnesses said, ahead of crucial talks between army rulers and protest leaders on installing civilian rule.
A Sudanese protester who was reportedly shot with live ammunition is treated by a paramedic. AFP
"There are gunshots in Nile Street and around the sit-in and we are seeing several wounded," said Mohamed Dahab, a volunteer at a field clinic at the protest camp outside army headquarters in central Khartoum.