Sudan declares state of emergency in coastal Red Sea state after tribal violence
The largest displaced people camp in the Nile Valley in Khartoum, Sudan. Displaced populations come from the southern provinces, from Darfur, from the Nuba mountains or from the deserts bordering the Red Sea.
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– Sudan declared a state of emergency and imposed a night curfew in some parts
of the coastal Red Sea state on Monday, after tribal violence that killed at
least five people, a statement and state media said.
statement by the state governor media office gave no details of the clashes and
did not mention casualties.
state news agency Suna quoted a local medical official as saying the clashes
left at least five people killed and 13 wounded.
report said the clashes broke out at some areas in the city of Port Sudan.
Sea state, in eastern Sudan, has a history of deadly clashes between the Beni
Amer and Nuba, even after leaders from the two tribes signed a peace agreement
to stem the violence in 2019.
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