Fifteen people were killed and 29 others wounded in Sudan in a heavy artillery attack carried out by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on a busy market in El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur state, the director general of the state Ministry of Health, said. Ibrahim Khatirto the newspaper “Sudan Tribune”, adding that all the dead and wounded were civilians living in the Al Nasr, Al Thawra South, Al Riyadh South, Al Radeef and Al Mawashi (cattle market) neighborhoods of El Fasher. The attack also damaged the mosque of Al Radeef. A military source told the “Sudan Tribune” that 12 casualties and 20 wounded were admitted to the military hospital of the XNUMXth Infantry Division after the bombardment of the livestock market south of El Fasher. A statement released by the Coordination of the Resistance Committees of El Fasher stated that the city was subjected to a violent attack with heavy artillery by the RSF militias, who intensively attacked the southern and western parts of the city, the livestock market, the fruit and vegetable market and the Al Radeef neighborhood.

The latest attack adds to the growing number of civilian casualties in the city, which has been under siege by the RSF since May 10. Formerly governor of the Darfur region, Minnie MinawiIn a message published on the X platform, he accused the RSF of destroying a private hospital in the area of ​​El Fasher Big Market and Jabal Marra Hospital. This is the ninth such attack reported since fighting broke out in El Fasher on May 10. According to the newspaper “Sudan Tribune”, the indiscriminate bombardment has already destroyed the dialysis center, El Fasher South Hospital, the Saudi hospital and several private medical centers. Meanwhile, the Sudanese army announced that its forces have regained control of the Doha district and the surrounding area west of the city of Omdurman, in the state of Khartoum. This was announced by the office of the official spokesman of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), and also announced the killing of several members of the RSF who had controlled the area since the beginning of the war in April last year. This is a significant achievement, as the Doha district represented a strategic defense line for the RSF.

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