Egypt donates relief materials to conflict-torn Sudan

Egypt donates relief materials to conflict-torn Sudan

A supply ship loaded with hundreds of tons of relief aid from Egypt had arrived in conflict-torn Sudan, the Egyptian Military announced on Saturday.

The Military Spokesman, Gharib Abdel-Hafez, said in a statement that the Egyptian Navy ship had arrived at Port Sudan.

He said workers are offloading the ship offloaded with hundreds of tons of foodstuffs, medical supplies and other aid materials.

The supplies, sponsored by the Egyptian Ministries of Defence and Social Solidarity as well as some local associations, would be sent to most needy areas in Sudan, the spokesman said.

A number of Egyptian and Sudanese nationals boarding the returning ship have arrived in Egypt, he added.

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Conflicts broke the outbreak between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces in Sudan on April 15.

About 121,000 Sudanese have taken refuge in Egypt, according to a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry on May 25.

The armed clashes have left 958 Sudanese civilians dead and 4,746 others injured, according to the update by the Sudanese Doctors’ Union on Wednesday. (Xinhua)


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