first_imgAt least 6 killed in South Sudan plane crash -witness At least 16 killed in South Sudan ceasefire violation At least 16 killed in Tripoli clashescenter_img Protests in Sudan continued on Friday, one day after long serving leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir, was toppled by the army, and replaced by a military council to lead a two-year transition.Sudan Police on Saturday said at least 16 people were killed, and 20 injured by stray bullets at protests and sit-ins on Thursday and Friday.Police spokesman Hashem Ali said government buildings and private property were also attacked.The Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) said the military council was “not capable of creating change.” In a statement, the group restated its demand for power to be handed immediately to “a transitional civilian government.”“We are committed to our demands that we submitted to the army,” SPA spokesperson Rashid Saeed said. “We call on the masses to stay on the streets until all the demands are met.”Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Abdelrahman will be the new head of the council, Ibn Auf said. He also said Chief of Staff Kamal Abdelmarouf al-Mahi was relieved of his position as deputy head of the transitional military council.“In order to ensure the cohesion of the security system, and the armed forces in particular, from cracks and strife, and relying on God, let us begin this path of change,” Ibn Auf said.Meanwhile the African Union also called on ‘ all stakeholders to engage in an inclusive dialogue’, while expressing its reservations on the military takeover as a solution to Sudan’s challenges.Relatedlast_img