Over 400 Bangladeshis leave Khartoum

Bangladeshis trapped in the ongoing conflict between the military and paramilitary forces in Sudan are being evacuated.

Meanwhile, more than 400 Bangladeshis are being taken from Sudan’s capital Khartoum to Port Sudan by eight buses.

The buses left with them at 8:30 am local time on Tuesday (May 2).

Confirming the matter, Acting Ambassador of Bangladesh in Khartoum Tarek Ahmed said, four more buses are ready here. The buses will leave later with more Bangladeshis arriving.

Meanwhile, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) fears that more than 800,000 people may flee Sudan due to this conflict.

Since April 15, there has been a conflict between the military and paramilitary forces in Sudan. So far more than five hundred people have been killed and thousands of people have been injured.

Also read: Bangladeshis advised not to travel to Sudan

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