Sudan cops fire tear gas after funeral of slain student

2014-03-12 12:21
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Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas on Wednesday when mourners called for "revolution" following the funeral of a student allegedly gunned down by security forces at a protest against violence in Darfur.

The incident came after about 1 000 mourners had buried Ali Abaker Mussa Idris in a south Khartoum cemetery.

An AFP reporter said police resorted to tear gas as the angry crowd, shouting anti-government slogans and calling for "revolution", began moving out of the cemetery.

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