Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok reiterated Tuesday confidence in government forces to contain and control security tension in the capital of Khartoum.

“We assure our citizens that the events are under control, we will not stop our march, and they will not cause a retreat from the goals of the revolution,” Hamdok said on Facebook after intelligence service soldiers fired shots into the air in the city.

Government spokesman Faisal Mohamed Saleh said in a statement that some areas of the capital witnessed a rebellion by operations forces of the General Intelligence Agency, as units took to the streets,

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