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Protesters storm security buildings in east Sudan: Witnesses

AFP  |  Khartoum 

Sudanese protesters Thursday stormed buildings of the powerful in two eastern cities after officers refused to release political prisoners, witnesses said.

The official agency had announced that the and was releasing all political detainees across the country.

But protesters in the eastern cities of and Port took matters into their own hands when the releases failed to materialise.

"Protesters stormed the building and looted all the equipment that was there," a witness from told AFP by telephone.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 16:45 IST