Sudanese protesters clash with security forces in fresh anti-military demonstrations
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Tens of thousands of people returned to the streets of Sudan on Thursday to demand the return of civilian rule, despite military leaders reinstating Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok.
Doctors have accused security forces of firing live rounds at pro-democracy demonstrators and killing four of them.
The Doctors Committee said two people have been killed by authorities. Sudan's military leader has vowed to crack down on protesters demanding civilian rule, saying they "would not achieve a political solution."
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The Central Committee of Sudanese doctors say seven civilians have been killed by security forces. UN Security Council members urged "utmost restraint."
One protester was killed as security forces confronted thousands of people protesting against military rule in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday (January 30), medics linked to the demonstrations said. The 27-year-old, Mohamed Yousef Ismail, was hit in the chest, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors (CCSD) said.
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