29 killed as protests erupt in Sudan over cut in fuel subsidies

World29 killed as protests erupt in Sudan over cut in fuel subsidies

KHARTOUM: At least 29 persons have been killed in Sudan in three days of protests over a government’s decision to cut fuel subsidies, medical officials said.

The protests erupted on September 23 across the country after President Omar Hassan al-Bashir announced to lift fuel subsidies to raise revenue.


Thousands of people came into the streets on Thursday, burned tyres and hurled stones at passing cars in the Inqaz district south of Khartoum. Police responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.

Bashir, who seized power in 1989 and is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for alleged war crimes and genocide, cancelled a planned visit to New York to attend the session of the UN General Assembly.

Must read

Recent News

Gold Price in Pakistan Today – 22 April 2024

On Monday (April 22, 2024), the gold rate for one tola of 24-karat in Karachi, Pakistan, is Rs 243,700.000.It's important to note that gold...

US’s sanction on entities supplying items to Pakistan’s missile program concerning: PTI

Urges govt to bring facts about US’s move before nation forthwith Vows any attempt to endanger national security, defense intolerableISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf...

Pakistan envoy attends Opening Ceremony of 41st Weifang International Kite Festival

WIFANG, China: Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Khalil Hashmi attended the Opening Ceremony of the 41st Weifang International Kite Festival held in Weifang on April...

Passing Out Parade of Cadets held at PMA Kakul

The Passing Out Parade of Cadets of 149th PMA Long Course, 14th Mujahid Course, 68th Integrated Course and 23rd Lady Cadet Course was held...

Aurangzeb meets AIIB President & IFC Managing Director in Washington DC

WASHINGTON DC: The Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb met with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) President Jin Liqun on the sidelines of the World...