Sudan Clashes: Clashes between Sudan’s army and the country’s main paramilitary force have left 180 civilians dead, while more than 1,800 have been injured. The injured include civilians and soldiers. The New York Times quoted Volker Perthes, the UN envoy in Sudan, as giving this information.
According to the NYT, half a million residents are trapped in the capital Khartoum due to fighting between the military and paramilitary forces. According to reports, medical facilities including hospitals in the north-east of the capital have been targeted. According to the NYT, more than a dozen hospitals have closed.
EU ambassador’s house attacked in Sudan
The residence of Aidan O’Hara, the European Union’s ambassador to Sudan, was attacked on Monday afternoon. EU’s top diplomat Josep Borrell Fontellas gave information about this on Twitter. It was not immediately known who attacked the EU ambassador’s home, but a spokesman for the bloc said the ambassador was fine.
Indian Ministry of External Affairs set up a control room
The Foreign Ministry on Monday set up a control room to provide information and assistance in the wake of ongoing clashes between the Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Force (RSF). The ministry has shared the coordinates, email of the control room.
Phone numbers for giving information about Indians stranded in Sudan: 1800 11 8797 (toll free) +91-11-23012113; +91-11-23014104; +91-11-23017905; Mobile: +91 9968291988 & Email: firstname.lastname@example.org has been issued.