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Airlines suspend Sudan flights after Saudi plane hit by gunfire

A number of Middle Eastern airlines have banned flights after the power struggle between the Sudanese army and a rival paramilitary group turned deadly on Saturday.
Khartoum on fire

Several Middle Eastern airlines extended their suspensions on flights to and from Sudan on Monday after a Saudi passenger plane was caught in the crossfire on Saturday, amid the deadly unrest in the African country. 

On Saturday, Saudi Arabian Airlines suspended all flights to and from the war-torn country until further notice after one of its A330s was hit by gunfire at Khartoum International Airport at 7:30 UTC. 

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