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Hamdan Dagalo Appointed as Deputy Head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council


7Dnews London - Reuters

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 18:47 GMT

The head of Sudan's rapid support forces, General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo known by his nickname Hemeti, was appointed deputy of Sudan's transitional military council, Sudanese state TV said on Saturday, April 13th.

The channel showed footage of Hemeti being sworn in as well as the new appointed members of the military transitional council, Reuters reported.

Over the past two days, Sudan witnessed several resignations, started with the 30-year-president Omar al-Bashir, followed by Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf, the head of the transitional military council, and his deputy, Lieutenant-General Kamal Abdel-Marouf al-Mahi, who stepped down after two days in power on Friday, April 12th. 

Earlier Saturday, April 13th, Sudan's security and intelligence chief, Salah Gosh, resigned as well.

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