Sudan’s RSF seize ammo in Red Sea state
September 14 - 2021 SUAKIN
Ammunition sieezed by the RSF in Red Sea state (Picture: SUNA)
The Red Sea Sector of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) has announced the seizure of explosives in the Gaboul area, south of Suakin, which included 69 rounds for 82 mm B-10 recoilless rifles, as well as anti-aircraft ammunition and shells for use against armoured personnel carriers.
Red Sea state governor Abdallah Shangarai praised “the growing national role of the RSF in achieving security and stability and protecting the country’s gains”.
Lt Col Rami El Tayeb, Commander of the Rapid Support Forces Red Sea Sector, said that “the seizure represents the force’s readiness to address the security threats facing society”.
Sudanese authorities have become increasingly vigilant regarding transport and trafficking in arms and ammunition. On September 4, a shipment of weapons and ammunition was seized by Sudanese customs authorities at Khartoum airport after it arrived aboard a civilian flight from the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, amid initial fears that the weapons were intended for counterrevolutionaries loyal to the deposed Al Bashir regime.
The Ministry of the Interior later announced that the shipment had been released, after investigation established that the consignment was destined to a legitimate arms dealer.
Back to overview
September 7 - 2021
Sudan releases ‘legitimate arms shipment’ from Ethiopia
September 6 - 2021
Arms cache from Ethiopia seized at Khartoum airport
March 10 - 2021
Member of Sudan’s Sovereignty Council Idris warns of 'proliferation of arms, militiamen in Darfur'
More news
Many Sudanese not able to buy a sheep for Eid El Adha
July 6 - 2022 KHARTOUM
Lack of confidence in Sudan’s military reflected in rejection of El Burhan's speech
July 6 - 2022 KHARTOUM
South Sudan envoy in Khartoum to discuss regional security
July 6 - 2022 KHARTOUM / EL FASHER
Sudan: US Congressional Delegation visits Khartoum and North Darfur
July 5 - 2022 ABBASIYA / KADUGLI
South Kordofan witnesses more lawlessness as security forces assault civilians and prisoners escape
More news
Our editorial independence means that we can continue to provide fact-checked, reliable updates to Sudanese people and international stakeholders.
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter:

RSS | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact
© Radio Dabanga
HomeAll newsEditorial guidelines2021 CoupBroadcastsAbout usContact usSupport Dabanga