Sudan student killed during university protest

Sudanese riot police stand guard outside the University of Khartoum on March 12, 2014A student was shot dead on Wednesday during clashes between Sudanese security forces and protesters at a university in the capital’s twin city of Omdurman, officials said. Violence erupted when security forces confronted angry students who spilled out of the campus of Ahaliya university in Omdurman, which lies on the western banks of the Nile opposite Khartoum. The protesters were demanding the release of fellow students arrested in previous demonstrations at Sudanese universities.

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