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Death toll of Sudan protests rises to 24

IANS  |  Khartoum 

The death toll in Sudan's protests has risen to 24, said Amer Mohamed Ibrahim, of a fact-finding committee in charge of investigating the recent protests in on Saturday.

The in received reports from the of the higher committee and heads of the states' committees to follow the investigations on the recent protests in Gadarif, Nahral-Neel, White Nile, and Northern States, said Ibrahim at a press conference in

He urged the citizens to cooperate and provide their testimonies that may help in the ongoing investigations on the deaths of the people, reports

Ibrahim further reiterated continuation of the investigation on the reports of death, and destruction.

He noted that the investigation committees demand the relatives of the victims or the lawyers to provide statements that may help in the investigation process.

On December 31 last year, Sudanese issued a decree to form a fact-finding committee to investigate the recent protests in

Since December 19, 2018, various areas in Sudan, including Khartoum, have been witnessing popular protests over the deteriorating economic conditions and price hikes of basic commodities.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 03:36 IST
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