Irish teacher trapped amid Sudan fighting pleads with Government to get his family out

Sudan’s military is committed to a transition to civilian rule, the country’s top general said in his first speech since fighting between his forces and the African nation’s powerful paramilitary began nearly a week ago (Marwan Ali/AP)

Eoghan Moloney

A teacher from Derry who is currently hiding in his basement amid heavy fighting in the Sudanese capital Khartoum has called on the Irish government to step up efforts to get his family to safety.

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