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Huge crowds join sit-in outside Sudan's defence ministry - witness

Huge crowds join sit-in outside Sudan's defence ministry - witness
FILE PHOTO: Sudanese protesters attend a demonstration in front of the Defence Ministry compound in Khartoum, Sudan, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas -
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CAIRO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defence ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over to a civilian government.

An alliance of activists and opposition groups called the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces had called for a mass march in the capital.

(Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz; Writing by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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