Death toll from armed conflict in Sudan rises to 676
676 people became victims of armed clashes between the Sudanese army and the Rapid Reaction Forces (RRF). This is evidenced by the data of the United Nations (UN), Al Arabiya TV channel reports.
The victims are 5575 people. On May 9, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported 604 victims of the conflict and more than 5,000 injured civilians, writes TASS.
Since April 15, armed clashes have been taking place in Sudan between the country’s army and the RRF. The reason for their start was the issue of integrating the Rapid Reaction Forces into the structure of the army.
As the media reported on May 7, the foreign ministers of the countries belonging to the League of Arab States will create a contact group. Its main goal is to resolve the crisis in Sudan.
Sudan Armed Forces and RRF 12 May signed an agreement in which they agreed to avoid harm to civilians. The parties to the conflict also pledged to protect doctors and public institutions.