Eight people were killed during a protest in eastern Sudan, TASS reports.
According to local authorities, clashes between protesters and the military took place in Kassala on Thursday 15 October.
The clashes killed eight people, including one soldier.
According to a spokesman for the country's government, the authorities decided to declare a three-day state of emergency in the state.
Recall that the protests in Kassala were caused by the decision of Prime Minister Abdullah Hamduk to remove the governor of Saleh Ammar from his post.
Earlier it was reported that the central authorities of Sudan and armed groups opposed to them, concluded a peace agreement.