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14 Jan 2020 | 07:18 AM UTC

Sudan: Gunfire reported in Khartoum January 14

Media reports gunfire in Khartoum January 14; road closures reported

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Event

According to media reports, gunfire was heard near intelligence services headquarters in the Kafouri district of the capital Khartoum on Tuesday, January 14. Roads leading to the buildings, which are located near Khartoum international Airport (KRT), have reportedly been closed by security forces.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are anticipated in the area over the coming hours. 

Advice

Individuals in Khartoum are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.