Sudan fighting: Special forces swiftly evacuate US embassy staff from Sudan.
Nigerian students call for rescue
The US military has evacuated American diplomats and their families from Khartoum.
All U.S. government personnel and a small number of diplomatic personnel from other countries were evacuated in the operation, which removed fewer than 100 people,
Three Chinook helicopters landed near the US embassy to collect them.
Reports from Washington say the operation was “fast and clean.”
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a statement confirmed that “all U.S. personnel and their dependents” have been safely evacuated and that the U.S. will continue to assist Americans in Sudan in planning for their own safety.
The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs has also announced it was beginning to evacuate its citizens and diplomatic staff from the country.
Meanwhile, Nigerian Students in Khartoum, the capital of sudan, are appealing to the Nigerian government to evacuate them as they live in fears following the ravagng war between the military and the paramilitary forces.
The students in various videos called on Nigerian Government to come to their rescue as the situation in Khartoum was becoming unbearable as basic amenities were no longer accessible.
Fierce violence erupted last week in Khartoum between two opposing armies.
The power struggle between Sudan’s regular army and a paramilitary force called the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) has seen heavy bombardment in the capital city, with hundreds killed and thousands more injured.
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