© 2024 WSHU
NPR News & Classical Music
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

A mother's diary: She and her son fled the fighting in Sudan's capital Khartoum

Buses are parked along a deserted street as people flee the southern part of Khartoum on April 27, 2023 amid street battles between the army and paramilitaries continue. - The Sudanese army pounded paramilitaries in the capital Khartoum with air strikes while deadly fighting flared in Darfur as the clock ticked down on a fragile US-brokered ceasefire now in its final full day.
-
/
AFP via Getty Images
Buses are parked along a deserted street as people flee the southern part of Khartoum on April 27, 2023 amid street battles between the army and paramilitaries continue. - The Sudanese army pounded paramilitaries in the capital Khartoum with air strikes while deadly fighting flared in Darfur as the clock ticked down on a fragile US-brokered ceasefire now in its final full day.

Copyright 2023 NPR

Emmanuel Akinwotu
Emmanuel Akinwotu is an international correspondent for NPR. He joined NPR in 2022 from The Guardian, where he was West Africa correspondent.