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Sudan says Hamdok assassination attempt was "terrorist attack"


Sudanese policemen stand around vehicles that were part of Prime Mister Abdalla Hamdok's motorcade in Khartoum, Sudan, Monday, March . 9, 2020. (AP photo)March 9, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government said that the attempted assassination of Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok is a “terrorist attack” and pledged to deal with decisively.

In a statement issued after an explosion that targeted Hamdok convoy in Khartoum, the government’s spokesman, Faisal Mohamed Saleh described the assassination attempt as a "terrorist attack" and

“We know that there are those who target the revolution of the Sudanese people and the gains they have made (...) but we assure that the will of the revolution remains and that its march will continue and will never lose its compass”.

The minister added that the security authorities have begun investigating the assassination attempt but he did not charge any group.

For its part, the Sudanese police said that the terrorist attack resulted in the injury of a traffic policeman, and damaged several vehicles that were near the bombing area, including two cars from the Prime Minister’s convoy.

The statement further said that police forces have been placed on a heightened state of alert to investigate the "terrorist plot".

In a related development, the Prime Minister held an extraordinary meeting for his cabinet to assess the security situation in the country after the attack.

He further said that the Sudanese revolution was dowry with the blood of the youth of Sudan, stressing "Our souls are not more precious than that blood."

Also, the Forces for Freedom and Change released the itineraries of the demonstrations in support of the prime minister that will take place this evening from 05:00 to 08:00 pm.

The different marches will converge at the Freedom square in Khartoum where the FFC leaders and government representatives will address the crowd.


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  • 9 March 19:26, by Mayendit

    I had been telling Sudanese people that, the changes are not done yet, because the head of State was part of Old regime government and the currently Military leaders are also from Omar al Bashir’ s government so the real change will take place if rebels have agree with Pro change to dismiss all Old regime government.

  • 10 March 05:45, by Fathi

    Let’s be honest guys. This assassination attempt was carried out by Kuch aka Pakuai so-called Langbaar. He has been wanting war for a long time reasons "pure HATRED and RACISM". If I recall correctly, he can’t live side by side with us reasons "pure HATRED and RACISM".

    • 10 March 05:49, by Fathi

      On a more serious note, this was likely carried out by the Egyptians or UAE. Egypt is salty about our refusal to support the bogus and biased arab league statement regarding GERD/nile water. The Egyptians have orchestrated a Sudanese military coup in the past so that they could get a puppet to agree to a lopsided nile water sharing agreement.

      • 10 March 05:53, by Fathi

        UAE is upset because they are experiencing pushback when trying to expand their exploitation in Sudan. UAE doesn’t want democracy in Sudan and would prefer civil war if dictatorship isn’t possible. MBS of Saudi is too busy consolidating power jailing all his cousins so that he can easily be king when his demented father abdicates. MBS is also busy with destroying economies with increase oil produ

    • 10 March 07:57, by Mayendit

      Be specific about who was carrying assassination attempt on new PM Hamdok. You have accused the commentator Mr.Pakuai or Langbaar but you failed to come up with the fact. Second, you have pointing your blame on Egyptian government and the United Arab Emirates so I don’t get it man, can you nail down your information. You are accusing every direction but this is absolutely would be consid

    • 11 March 00:14, by Langbaar

      If were behind that cheap and weak assassination attempt of your foreign puppet, then I would be damned chap. I would have started here with Mr. Riek Machar an evil man who has caused a lot of pains and destruction of South Sudan and South Sudanese people’s social fabric since 1991, 2013 and 2016 simply to lead South Sudanese people, however he doesn’t has a mantle to rule serious South>>>>

      • 11 March 00:20, by Langbaar

        Sudanese. And remember, Mr. Riek Machar always create these outrageous treasons against the South Sudanese people and go and be backed by your cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan. Mr. Fathi, I am not a fan and will never ever be a fan of you cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, evil white English people and their evil juus (so-called israel) attack dogs chap. I know the damn reasons as to why>

        • 11 March 00:27, by Langbaar

          I was not born with ’HATRED AND RACISM’, But HATRED and RACISM are virtues that you can simply earn. I am one of those type who fools who let others play games with their country and their people. Like Bantus of South Africa who let the Dutch, English people or the white people take over their lands and cramped them into what they called "Bantustans or reservations", imprisoned them and let them>>

          • 11 March 00:36, by Langbaar

            out of jails, game the so-called Nobel peace prize token piece of bullshit and called their country, their damned so-called "Rainbow Nation". Or the African Americans who have helped built the US without pay and their leader was also bribed with the so-called Nobel peace prize token piece of bullshit. Mr. Fathi, in Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan language it says, "tong/war ace rop,>>>

            • 11 March 00:45, by Langbaar

              tong/war doesn’t rot, tong/war is born children for". That means precisely, we can store or shelf a war and bring the damn war back when we want to fight war against our enemies. Yes, our ancestors, made a mistake by welcoming the Arabs into our country. And now it has becomes our biggest nightmare to push the vermin back to Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Muslim recruits back to West Africa>>>

              • 11 March 01:29, by Langbaar

                Yet there are some habitual traitors, foreign puppets/stooges and thieves like Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Thomas Cirillo, Pagan Amuom, Majak Agoot and other low lives who have sold themselves and their souls to foreign interest groups and they thought, they can also sell South Sudan and the South Sudanese people their masters like them. But the traitors, foreign puppets and thieves are playing>>>

                • 11 March 01:37, by Langbaar

                  with fire Mr. Fathi chap. Mr. Fathi, some lowly informed fools always called me here on SUDAN TRIBUNE online, to be ’a madman’ and these are the scumbags of the scummiest on earth who have never ever smelt the stench of gunpowder all their lives. And who even contemplate that we should be reunited with our arch enemy---you cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan>>>>>

                  • 11 March 01:53, by Langbaar

                    But the low lives are playing with fire chap. Mr. Fathi, that so-called assassination attempt of your Abdalla Hamdock loser of yours was just a show. Do you remember Fathi loser, that your Mr. Abdalla Hamdock even asked the "UN to help his country with money" a few months ago. Really? And that loser is called an ’economist’!, What kind of economics did the low life studied and where?>>>

                    • 11 March 02:02, by Langbaar

                      Where does the low life thinks, the UN get the money to give the cloned arabs of North Sudan? No where chap. Even an economic 101 student or a primary school pupil know knows all these. Chap get this warnings very clearly, we are going to bomb you cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, the UN, the UNIMISS, their sleazy NGOs, anything that is connected evil white Americans, English people,>>>

                      • 11 March 02:08, by Langbaar

                        their evil juus (so-called israel) attack dogs, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), some of their Bantuses and some of their creeps in between who covet our country, Indians, Pakistanis, Neplese, Bangladeshis or Sri Lankans and some of their creeps in between who covet our country and our people chap, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM.>>>>

      • 11 March 08:27, by Fathi

        hahahahahah you killed me with the "I would have started here with Mr. Riek Machar an evil man"

        • 11 March 08:33, by Fathi

          Yeah the South Africans are foolish to allow 7% of the colonizers to remain and retain all the fertile & valuable land. They should elect the brother Julius Malema. Gradual redistribution of land without compensation is a must. South Africa should be careful though because the racists in the west will sanction like how they did to Mugabe

          • 11 March 08:38, by Fathi


            I’m not going to no damn Yemen or Saudi Arabia (unless for Hajj lol). My colonized great grandparents might have claimed to be arab but I sure as hell don’t.

            • 11 March 08:40, by Fathi

              I even took one of those fake white man created DNA ancestry tests(23andme), which they gave me for free because they want to create coronavirus for sudanese, and it confirmed I’m not arab.

              • 11 March 08:44, by Fathi


                Come on Langbaar let us not be North and South Korea... let the wall fall and let us rejoin in East Germany West Germany fashion hahahh
                It makes me laugh that you’re bothered about being referred to as a madman hahahaha

                • 11 March 08:46, by Fathi


                  I have a serious question, what’s your problem with Pakistanis, Nepalese, and Bengalis?

  • 10 March 08:08, by Mayendit

    Your information would be considering as a misleading audience or Readers simply because you don’t know exactly those terrorist trying to assassinated the Sudanese Prime minister Hamdok. We love new PM Hamdok because he understands the problems which the Sudanese people are facing under former president Omar al Bashir and he has been trying to resolve the case by step. I compared John Garan

  • 10 March 08:19, by Mayendit

    I rushed to make comparison between Dr.Hamdok and our late Chairman Dr John Garang, because we sees him as a good leader and he is trying to put SUDAN’S government in the right direction at the right time and right place.
    .what I don’t buy here’s the accusation that have no proofs. The late Egyptian former president Honsni Mubarak was about to be assassinated by Sudanese in Ethiopia.

    • 11 March 08:01, by Fathi


      I was just joking when I accused Pakuai and even quoted his nonsense.
      In regard to Egypt, they have a long history of undermining our transitions Sudan. For example, they orchestrated a coup in 50s so we can agree to a biased nile water sharing agreement, Mubarak was the first to recognize the Bashir regime after a coup in 89,

      • 11 March 08:04, by Fathi

        Sisi attempted to legitimize the military council after Bashir & attempted to provide political cover, Sisi doesn’t want our transition to succeed because it could influence Egyptians (just like the recent protests in Egypt), and Sudan has taken a position against Egypt and the Arab league when it comes to the recent nile talks with Ethiopia.

        • 11 March 08:08, by Fathi

          Egypt also has Salah Gosh, our former intelligence director during Bashir era and he controls the security apparatus.

          In regard to UAE, they have been supporting the military council since day 1 and Salah Gosh said they were the ones that encouraged the coup against Bashir. UAE provided economic support to try to legitimize the military council.

          • 11 March 08:11, by Fathi

            UAE continues to provide weapons and armed cars to Hemedti, leader of the Janjaweed. UAE is exploiting Sudan and helps Hemedti smuggle gold to their country. UAE is one of the main reasons that Egypt lost its democracy. UAE has made it clear they’re against democracy in the region. UAE paid sudanese to fight in yemen which Hamdok is against.

            • 11 March 08:16, by Fathi

              UAE is trying to exploit our port in Sudan which Hamdok is against.

              Although it is not proof, they both have a history/behavioral tendency to undermine Sudan and both benefit from Hamdok being gone.

              • 11 March 08:19, by Fathi

                I also found it suspicious that Egypts intelligence director came to Sudan the day after the assassination attempt and only met with Hemedti & Burhan.

                Also, UAE was the one that organized the meeting with Netanyahu and Burhan. In addition, they got Burhan a meeting with Pompeo, US sec state, when Hamdok couldn’t even get one.

                • 11 March 08:25, by Fathi

                  Hamdok is well intentioned but was placed in bad situation. Many regional and global actors don’t want democracy in Sudan. Civilians also don’t have power to restructure military and security in Sudan until after elections, if we last that long. The people are struggling right now and international support seems limited.

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