Sudan condemns terrorist attack on Turkish evacuation plane by rebel RSF

By Paul Adaji (ABUJA)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan has condemned in strong terms the terrorist attack on the Turkish evacuation plane by the rebel Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

The Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mohamed Abdelmannan, condemned the terrorist’s act in a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja.

The ambassador said the terrorist act was an attempt to obstruct the evacuation efforts of the diplomats and foreign nationals.

He said: “In a flagrant violation of the truce, the rebel RSF heavily shot at a Turkish evacuation plane as it was landing at the Wadi Sayidna Military Airport on the morning of Friday, 28th of April 2023, 

“This resulted in damaging its fuel system and injuring one of the aircraft crew. 

“In spite of that, the plane landed safely and its reparation process is currently ongoing .

“The ministry condemns this terrorist act by the rebel RSF for violating the truce and its attempt in obstructing the evacuation efforts of the diplomats and foreign nationals.

“The ministry calls on the International Community to condemn this criminal act of the rebel RSF.”

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