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Sudanese Prime Minister Escapes After Failed Car Bomb Assassination Attempt

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Photo taken on March 9, 2020 shows the site of a blast in Khartoum, Sudan.Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok has survived an assassination following a blast in capital Khartoum, state media reported on Monday. (Xinhua) Image source

ZALINGEI, Sudan African, Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) expresses deep regret at the attempted assassination of Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, Sudan’s Prime Minister.

The hopes of the Sudanese people for a transition to peace, freedom and justice must prevail

UNAMID’s Joint Special Representative (JSR) Jeremiah Mamabolo said “we are both deeply shocked and saddened by this serious incident. It is indicative that the perpetrator(s) of such a heinous act aims to derail the transitional period. The hopes of the Sudanese people for a transition to peace, freedom and justice must prevail.”

“UNAMID and its leadership reiterate their full support to PM Hamdok in his endeavours to see Sudan through a successful transition in a manner that achieves the hopes and aspirations of the Sudanese people for a peaceful, stable and prosperous future” JSR Mamabolo concluded.