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Sudan to establish anti-terrorism force - Sovereign Council

by Reuters
Monday, 17 January 2022 15:18 GMT

Jan 17 (Reuters) - Sudan's Sovereign Council is to establish an anti-terrorism force to counter "potential threats", it said in a statement on Monday.

Huge crowds have regularly taken to the streets demanding a return to civilian rule since a military coup on Oct. 25 ended a power-sharing arrangement that began after Islamist autocrat Omar al-Bashir was toppled by a popular uprising in 2019. (Reporting by Omar Fahmy; writing by Mahmoud Mourad; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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