Sunday, September 24, 2023

Sudan Condemns RSF Attack On Turkish Evacuation Plane

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The Republic of Sudan Embassy in Nigeria has strongly condemned the attack on the Turkish evacuation plane by the rebel group, Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

Turkish evacuation plane shot at in Sudan

This was contained in a statement released in Abuja by Mohamed Abdelmannan, the Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria.

The ambassador said the terrorist act was an attempt to obstruct the evacuation efforts of the diplomats and foreign nationals.

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“In a flagrant violation of the truce, the rebel RSF heavily shot at a Turkish evacuation plane as it was landing at the Wadi Sayidna Military Airport on the morning of Friday, 28th of April 2023,

“This resulted in damaging its fuel system and injuring one of the aircraft crew.

“In spite of that, the plane landed safely and its repair process is currently ongoing.

“The ministry condemns this terrorist act by the rebel RSF for violating the truce and its attempt in obstructing the evacuation efforts of the diplomats and foreign nationals.

READ ALSO: Turkish Evacuation Plane Shot At In Sudan

“The ministry calls on the International Community to condemn this criminal act of the rebel RSF,” he said.

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