Sudanese doctors have taken to the streets of Khartoum, carrying pictures of colleagues they said were killed by security forces who fired tear gas inside hospitals during anti-coup protests.
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Waving flags, beating drums, dancing and chanting, large crowds marched in several cities as security forces blocked bridges, cut phone lines and restricted the internet.
Troops deployed across Sudan's Khartoum and closed almost all bridges over the Nile River linking the capital with its twin city of Omdurman and the district of Bahri.
The fight against the coup will continue whether they fire tear gas or bullets, says prominent opposition figure Khalid Omar Youssef.
Sudan's General Burhan also said probes into the deaths of protesters have begun “to identify who has done this and to punish the criminals”.
The decision came after the recently reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok sacked the director-general of the police and his deputy for targeting protesters with live ammunition.
Sudan’s ousted prime minister was back to work after reaching a deal with coup leaders. But he will have a hard time easing the wrath of opposition forces, experts say.
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