Egypt has announced that it has so far evacuated 2,679 Egyptian citizens from Sudan, reports Anadolia.
A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs states that another 1,140 Egyptians were evacuated from Sudan, 443 of them by land and 697 by air.
Since the beginning of the evacuation, a total of 2,679 Egyptian citizens have been transferred to Egypt.
The announcement states that efforts to evacuate Egyptian citizens from Sudan have been intensified.
According to the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, more than 10,000 Egyptian citizens live in Sudan.
An evacuation of civilians seeking to leave the country is underway in Sudan amid clashes between the Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Force (RSF).
Citizens of many countries are being evacuated from the capital Khartoum.
Fresh clashes erupted in Khartoum on Wednesday despite a three-day ceasefire agreed by the two sides on Tuesday. According to eyewitnesses, the conflict took place near the army headquarters and the presidential palace in the center of Khartoum. Fierce clashes were also recorded in Omdurman.
The Sudanese army has accused the RSF of shelling an army command in central Khartoum. The military said paramilitary forces were trying to send military reinforcements from Kordofan and Darfur states to Khartoum.
On the other hand, the RSF accused the army of artillery and air attacks on their positions in the presidential palace and south of Khartoum.
The new violence occurred despite a three-day truce agreed by the warring parties on Tuesday.
According to the Ministry of Health, at least 460 people died and 4,072 were wounded in armed conflicts in Sudan.
Conflicts in Sudan escalated on April 15 with fighting between the Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Force in and around Khartoum.
In recent months, disagreements between the military and paramilitary units have flared up over military security reform. The reform envisages the full participation of the RSF in the army, which is one of the main issues in the negotiations between international and regional parties for the transition to civilian, democratic government in Sudan.
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