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Sudan crisis: Arrests over protesters’ killings

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The suspects in the killing of at least five pro-democracy protesters in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, have been arrested, the military council says.

Gen Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo said the men had signed confessions but he did not give details about their identities or how many they were.

A member of the security forces was also killed in Monday’s violence.

Gen Dagalo was speaking before talks between the military and the opposition were due to resume.

Sudan has been governed by a transitional military council since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in a coup last month.

Protesters have been demanding full civilian government and the killings happened at a sit-in outside military headquarters in Khartoum.

Demonstrators said soldiers were responsible, but the army blamed “saboteu

The authorities believe they have detained the right people.

“Juridical experts have seen footage from two cameras that filmed them. And if [you think] we are lying, the cameras don’t lie,” said Gen Dagalo, who is also known as Hemeti.



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