Nine dead as Sudan military rulers try to disperse sit-in

What you need to know:

  • US and UK want the generals behind the overthrow of Omar Al-Bashir to hand over to civilian rule.
  • There was a heavy deployment of security forces around the streets of the capital Khartoum.
  • Negotiations between protest leaders and the ruling military council have broken down.
  • The two sides have failed to agree on whether a planned transitional body would be headed by a civilian or a military figure.

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