Sudan: 11 civilians killed, 90 injured by artillery shelling in Omdurman, Khartoum

On October 5th, 2023, heavy artillery killed at least 11 civilians and injured 90 in Omdurman’s Karari neighbourhood.

AOAV’s data briefing in the surge of armed violence in Sudan, with a focus on air strikes, and its underlying causes

Since April 2023, Sudan has experienced a troubling surge in violence, heavily impacting civilians through explosive incidents and air strikes, largely driven by a complex internal power struggle within the country’s military leadership. Here AOAV unpicks the data.

Conflict Briefing: Sudan

On April 15, a full-scale armed conflict broke out between General Burhan, de-facto ruler of Sudan, and General Dagalo, leader of the Rapid Support Forces.

Khartoum: 14 killed and 217 injured in shelling between Sudanese Armed Forces and Rapid Support Forces during struggle for control of police headquarters, 25 June.

At least 14 civilians were killed and 217 injured during a battle for control of the Central Reserve Police headquarters in Khartoum.

Escalating violence and civilian casualties in Sudan raise concerns of broadening conflict

Communal violence and escalating conflict between rival generals in Sudan, particularly in the far south and the restive Darfur region, have resulted in civilian deaths and raised concerns of a widening conflict across the country’s frontier regions.

Who are the RSF paramilitary group fighting Sudan’s armed forces?

The ongoing conflict in Sudan’s capital, Cartoon, stems from a power struggle between two generals, both lacking popular support, with roots tracing back to brutal government actions in Darfur two decades ago.

Sudan’s fractured future: power struggles and the elusive quest for democracy

Amidst escalating violence and power struggles between military factions, Sudan’s pursuit of democracy is hindered, leaving the nation’s future uncertain and its citizens caught in the crossfire.

Sudan death toll nears 100 as fighting rages and hospitals run short of supplies

At least 97 people have been killed and hundreds injured in Sudan as fighting between the military and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) escalates, disrupting daily life and straining hospitals, while the international community calls for an immediate ceasefire and a return to talks for a civilian-led government.

Escalating power struggle between Sudan’s military and paramilitary forces plunges Khartoum into chaos, threatens regional stability

A power struggle between Sudan’s military and the Rapid Support Forces has erupted in violence throughout Khartoum, resulting in civilian casualties and threatening both the country’s transition to civilian rule and regional stability.