• Intense fighting has erupted between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) paramilitary group in the capital Khartoum and other regions of Sudan.
  • The clashes have resulted in numerous casualties, with reports of at least 55 people killed and hundreds injured.
  • The fighting has displaced thousands of civilians and caused widespread destruction, with reports of indiscriminate shelling and airstrikes in residential areas.
  • The conflict stems from a power struggle between the Sudanese military led by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and the RSF led by Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo (known as Hemedti).
  • Both sides have accused each other of initiating the violence and violating a recent agreement to integrate the RSF into the Sudanese military.
  • The United Nations and international organizations have expressed grave concern over the situation and called for an immediate cessation of hostilities and protection of civilians.
  • Human rights groups have accused the Sudanese military and RSF of potential war crimes and crimes against humanity, citing reports of indiscriminate attacks on civilians.