Deadly Violence in Sudan Following Fuel Subsidy Cut

Escalating protests in Sudan against the government’s decision to cut fuel subsidies have left at least six people dead in the capital, Khartoum.

The protesters were killed on Wednesday during clashes with security forces. Police fired tear gas at stone-throwing demonstrators who blocked roads and set buildings on fire.

Some protesters called for the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir, who has ruled Sudan since seizing power in 1989.

The protests began on Monday after the government …