- Sudan’s military is battling paramilitary group Rapid Support Forces for control of the country.
- Recently, negotiations were underway for democratic rule.
- Clashes began when the leaders of both groups refused to negotiate a truce.
Violent clashes in Sudan erupted when the commander of the Sudanese army and the head of a paramilitary group refused to negotiate a truce. At least 97 civilians have been killed in Sudan since fighting began April 15.