DEVELOPING: Top government, military officials meet without Omar al-Bashir, whereabouts of president unknown
Written by Millennium on April 11, 2019
President Omar al-Bashir is reportedly seeking asylum In Saudi Arabia – NBS Television.
People are moving around freely around the streets of Sudan without military restriction. It’s been six hours since the army has reached out to radio stations, Omar al-Bashir is out. Expected to announce a new leadership/administration. It seems like the military is now in control. Lots of questions to be answered. Everyone awaits official government announcement – Äl Jazeera.
Reports that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was prevented from departing Sudan yesterday, Al Arabiya English reports.
The army has taken control of certain government installations, a lot of people associated with the ruling regime have been arrested. The army has been cooperative, protective of protests. Omar al-Bashir has not been heard of. Top government and military officials have had a meeting without the president. – Äl Jazeera.
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down and consultations are under way to set up a transitional council – Reuters reports.
Celebrations are already under way in Sudan as protesters have taken to the streets, waiting for the official announcement to be made.
Äl Jazeera reports that the president has not been seen for 24 hours.