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Sudan military ruler vows to 'uproot' former regime

AFP  |  Khartoum 

Sudan's new vowed Saturday to "uproot" the regime of ousted and its symbols, in a televised address to the nation.

"I announce the restructuring of state institutions according to the law and pledge to fight corruption and uproot the regime and its symbols," said, a day after he was sworn in to head Sudan's new ruling military council.

Burhan said those involved in the killing of protesters would face justice and announced the immediate lifting of a night-time curfew.

He also ordered the release of protesters jailed by special emergency courts.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 20:10 IST