Sudan's paramilitary RSF agrees to 72-hour truce on Eid Al Fitr

The truce was announced "to open humanitarian corridors to evacuate citizens and give them the opportunity to greet their families"

By Reuters

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Photo: AFP
Photo: AFP

Published: Fri 21 Apr 2023, 7:20 AM

Sudan's paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) said it had agreed to a 72-hour truce on humanitarian grounds, effective from 6am local time on Friday.

"The truce coincides with the blessed Eid Al-Fitr ... to open humanitarian corridors to evacuate citizens and give them the opportunity to greet their families," the RSF said in a statement.


There was no immediate comment from the Sudanese army.


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