While the clashes between the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) continue on April 15, foreign citizens are being evacuated one by one. Türkiye also took action for the evacuation of citizens in Sudan.
DISCHARGES WILL BE MADE BY LAND
Turkish Embassy in Khartoum announced that Turkish citizens who want to return home due to clashes between the army and the Rapid Support Forces (HDK) in Sudan will be evacuated tomorrow. In the statement made by the Embassy, ”As a result of the security assessments made in the light of the ongoing conflicts across Sudan, it has been decided to evacuate our citizens, especially in the conflict zones, to our country via a third country tomorrow (Sunday, 23 April) by land.” expressions were used.
THE JOURNEY WILL LAST 24 HOURS
In the statement, the following information was given: “Our citizens who will be evacuated, should prefer comfortable shoes and clothes in accordance with the journey that is expected to take between 22 and 24 hours, and carry their passport and identity documents, as well as hand luggage of up to 8 kilograms, including water and food. ”
“OUR CITIZENS SHOULD BE READY AT THE MEETING POINTS”
In the statement, which stated that two centers registered as meeting and departure points of the citizens were determined, “1st Place: Rotana, Al Salaam Hotel (Departure Time: 06:00), 2nd Place: Nur Mosque, Kafuri (Departure Time: 06:30), 3rd Place: Wad. Civil (Departure Time: 7:30 am) At this stage, it is important for our citizens who want to be evacuated to be present at the assembly points at the specified hours and to follow the Whatsapp groups and social media accounts of our Embassy closely. it was said.
THE NUMBER OF DEAD RISE TO 413
World Health Organization Spokesperson Margaret Harris announced that at least 413 people lost their lives and 3,551 people were injured as a result of the clashes in which around 20,000 people crossed into neighboring Chad. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on the other hand, described the attacks on hospitals and other related services as “deplorable” in a post on his social media account, and called for an “immediate stop” to the conflicts that lasted for about a week. “These reprehensible acts of violence not only endanger the lives of healthcare workers, but also deprive the vulnerable population of basic medical care,” said Ghebreyesus.