Sudanese troops fired in the air near the HQ of the General Intelligence Service on Tuesday

The Army in Sudan has quelled a rebellion by former Elite Troops loyal to ousted President Omar al-Bashir.

According to the BBC, shooting broke out Tuesday in the capital Khartoum and the City’s Airport was briefly closed amidst the clashes.

The violence was sparked by a row over severance pay for officers in a much-feared intelligence agency that is being overhauled.

Two soldiers were killed and four others injured in the unrest, the worst since Bashir was overthrown last April.

Sudan has been jointly run by military generals and civilian leaders since August.

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Jos Garneo Cephas Sr. is a practicing and experienced Journalist specialized in Civil Society, Land Rights, development and Human Rights reporting and is an Online Writer/Content Manager, at the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS/ELBC) since 2011. He holds a BSc in Development Studies, from St. Clements University, Liberia, AA-Degree in Journalism, Public Relations and Entrepreneurship from the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) and Manifold Tutorial College. Served as Liberia’s Desk Editor, Columnist, a Volunteer Fellow of Journalist for Humana Rights (JHR) at Ghana’s Daily Guide Newspaper, and also published the Vision Newspaper covering 42,000 refugees during the Liberian refugee crisis in Ghana and reported for the Voice of America (VOA).


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