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Sudan fends off military coup, government says

Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok said the plotters have been arrested.
IBRAHIM ISHAQ/AFP via Getty Images

Sudan’s interim government said Tuesday it halted an attempted coup by officials linked with the previous regime of ousted dictator Omar al-Bashir.

Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok said the plot was hatched by both civilian and military officials, and that those involved had been detained for questioning.

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