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    Sudan Conflict Escalates: Over 400 Dead and Thousands Wounded, Foreign Governments Evacuate Citizens, and Calls for Peaceful Resolution.

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    Khartoum, Sudan.- (African Boulevard News) – The conflict in Sudan continues to escalate, with over 400 people dead and thousands more wounded. The situation has become so dire that foreign governments are now evacuating their citizens, including Egyptians who have been fleeing across the border to safety.

    Evacuation At The Border

    On Monday, coaches streamed through Egypt’s Argeen border with Sudan, carrying evacuees onboard. Over 10,000 Egyptians are thought to live in Sudan. Last week, Egypt’s military evacuated 177 soldiers, and on Sunday, the foreign ministry said 436 citizens had left by land.

    The situation in Sudan is extremely unstable, with heavy shelling and no water or electricity. Jets are flying over the capital and other parts of the country, leading to a widespread feeling of unease among citizens.

    Fighting Between Two Rival Generals

    The conflict in Sudan is between two rival generals: General Abdul Fattah al-Burhan and General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo. The Sudanese armed forces are led by General al-Burhan, while the powerful paramilitary group known as the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) is led by General Dagalo.

    The fighting between these two groups has resulted in the deaths of over 420 people, including 264 civilians. More than 3,700 people have been wounded in the conflict, and the numbers are expected to rise as the fighting continues.

    The Plight Of The Citizens

    Mona Othman, a Sudanese national, spoke of the difficult situation in Khartoum, saying that there is heavy shelling, no water or electricity, and that jets are flying over them all the time. She added that they never expected something like this to happen, even in their dreams.

    The plight of the citizens in Sudan is a major concern for the international community. Many are suffering from a lack of basic necessities, and the ongoing conflict has made matters worse. The Sudanese government has been criticized for not doing enough to protect its citizens, and for failing to address the root causes of the conflict.

    International Response

    Foreign governments are now taking action to protect their citizens. Not only have they been evacuating their diplomats and other citizens from the country, but they have also been providing aid to those who remain in Sudan.

    The United Nations has urged all parties to the conflict to put an end to the violence and to work towards a peaceful resolution. The African Union has also called for an immediate cessation of hostilities and for all parties to return to the negotiating table.

    Conclusion

    The situation in Sudan is dire, with the conflict between the rival generals showing no signs of abating. The plight of the citizens is a major concern, and foreign governments are taking action to protect their citizens and provide aid to those who remain in the country.

    The international community has called for an immediate end to the violence and for all parties to return to the negotiating table. However, it remains to be seen whether these calls will be heeded, and whether a peaceful resolution can be found to the conflict in Sudan.

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