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Police fire tear gas at Sudan protesters 1 km from presidential palace

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By Reuters

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Police fired tear gas at over 500 protesters about one km (half a mile) from the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, eyewitnesses said.

The protesters’ chants were demanding the fall of the regime. Some carried Sudanese flags.

(Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz; Writing by Yousef Saba; Editing by Kevin Liffey)