Sudan conflict: No water, no light as fighting rages on

A resident in Sudan’s capital has told the BBC that she has no more drinking water as fighting between rival forces rages in Khartoum for a fourth day.

“This morning we ran out,” Duaa Tariq said, adding she was saving one bottle exclusively for her two-year-old child.

Efforts are ongoing to get the army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) paramilitary group to implement a 24-hour ceasefire.

The RSF has been looting in some residential areas of the capital.

Residents of the Khartoum 2 area told the BBC that the RSF militia had been going home-to-home in the neighbourhood demanding water and food.

This is the area where the EU’s ambassador Aidan O’Hara was assaulted in his home. The Irish foreign minister said he was not seriously injured.

Heavy bombardments and black smoke can be seen around the airport, which is in the centre of Khartoum and right next to the military headquarters, as tanks are reported on some streets.

Residential areas surround the airport and staff and patients…

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