22 Aug 2023

Bombs and drone attacks around Sudanese capital as battles intensify

International Editor

Intense battles have been raging around the Sudanese capital Khartoum between government troops and the paramilitary Rapid support forces – including bomb and drone strikes which have forced even more residents to flee their homes.

Thousands of Sudanese have been killed since the fighting first broke out in April – while instability has spread throughout the Sahel region – most recently Niger which has just been suspended by the African Union following last month’s coup.