Four people have been shot dead at a demonstration in Omdurman, the twin city of Sudan‘s capital Khartoum, a doctor’s committee said, as protest leaders and ruling generals resumed negotiations to finalise a power-sharing deal.

The incident on Thursday occurred as thousands of demonstrators participated in a “million-man march” to protest the killing of four school children at a rally earlier this week in El-Obeid, the capital of North Kordofan in central Sudan.

Monday’s rally, where two other demonstrators were also killed, was held to protest growing bread and fuel shortages.

“Four protesters have been killed by live ammunition and several wounded at a rally in Omdurman” on Thursday, the Central Committee for Sudan Doctors (CCSD), which is linked to Sudan’s protest movement, said in a statement.


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