Since Saturday, April 15, intense fighting has been taking place between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) in Khartoum and other parts of Sudan. Many people, including healthcare workers, are currently trapped. Teams from Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are treating hundreds of people and calling for the protection of civilians,medical personnel and facilities. Below, Cyrus Paye, the MSF Project Coordinator in Sudan, describes the situation in El Fasher.
Heavy fighting is taking place in El Fasher. We are still hearing gunfire from our compound as I speak. It is very unsafe because of the shooting and the shelling—there are many civilian casualties.