During Saturday’s escalating power struggle with the army, Sudan’s paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) claimed control of the presidential palace, army chief’s residence, and Khartoum international airport.
The RSF also said in a statement that they had taken over the airports in Merowe in the north and El-Obeid in the west.
Witnesses reported seeing shooting in cities adjacent to Khartoum, and gunfire could be heard in several areas of the city.
Continue reading Commercial aircraft that were attempting to land at Khartoum International Airport began reversing their course and returning to their origin airport. Saturday’s flight tracking data showed that flights from Saudi Arabia diverted after almost landing at the airport.