Sudan: Unrest Continues in Shala Prison

El Fasher — The number of victims in the Shala prison strikes have risen to two reported dead, and a further 15 injured.

Sources told Radio Dabanga that the authorities were struggling to control the prison. They decided to deport a number of inmates to Kober prison in Khartoum, before the arrival of the First Vice President Ali Osman Mohammed Taha to El fasher on Monday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga the sources said that the central reserve forces and the security forces were using live ammunition, tear gas and rubber bullets to control those who were refusing to carry out their death penalty sentences. Those wounded were allegedly taken to undisclosed locations outside El Fasher.

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