Civilian deaths now top 400 as bloody battle rages for Sudan

Foreign countries continue to evacuate citizens, while thousands of Sudanese flee the fighting

Civilians arrive at Jeddah port after being evacuated. Photo: Reuters© VIA REUTERS

Noha Elhennawy

Gunfire and heavy artillery fire persisted yesterday in parts of Sudan’s capital Khartoum, residents said, despite the extension of a ceasefire between the country’s two top generals, whose battle for power has killed hundreds and sent thousands fleeing for their lives.

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