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Sudan’s capital runs in need of water

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As Sudan’s rival generals on Wednesday made a brand new try at a 24-hour cease-fire after a failed truce the night time earlier than, Khartoum residents tried to top off on water and different fundamental necessities.

Residents carried empty barrels and plastic containers by means of the capital to replenish with water from a tank.

Mohammad Qasem mentioned there was a “large water drawback” and added that individuals are “struggling quite a bit.”

Terrified Sudanese had fled Khartoum earlier within the day, hauling no matter belongings they might carry and attempting to get out of the capital, the place forces loyal to the nation’s prime two generals have been battling one another with tanks, artillery and airstrikes since Saturday.

The combating grew to become much less intense within the first hours after a brand new cease-fire took impact at 6p.m. on Wednesday, with sporadic clashes persevering with within the metropolis centre.