Man kills 2 guards at Sudan presidential palace

View of the Sudanese Presidential Palace in KhartoumA sword-wielding man described as “insane” killed two Sudanese soldiers on Saturday before being shot dead as he tried to enter the palace where President Omar al-Bashir has his offices. The attacker refused to stop at the presidential palace’s western gate before seizing a gun from one of the guards, killing two of them and being shot dead himself, presidential press secretary Emad Sidahmed told AFP. Bashir and his ministers were not in the palace at the time of the attack, Sidahmed said.

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