Sudan protesters reject army takeover after removal of president

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Protests continue as army says 30-year rule of Omar al-Bashir will be replaced by military-led transitional council

Protesters in Sudan have vowed to continue their campaign for democratic reform just hours after the army announced that the 30-year rule of the country’s president, Omar al-Bashir, would be replaced by a military-led transitional council.

In a statement broadcast on state TV, Sudan’s defence minister said Bashir had been arrested and that the army would would take over for two years, after which elections would be held.

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