Countries rush to evacuate citizens from Sudan

(VOVWORLD) - European nations, China and others from around the world raced to extract thousands of their citizens from Khartoum on Monday during an apparent lull in fierce fighting between the army and a paramilitary force known as the Rapid Support Forces. . 
Countries rush to evacuate citizens from Sudan - ảnh 1A Japanese military aircraft takes off from Komaki base, Aichi prefecture, bound for Djibouti to evacuate Japanese nationals from Sudan, April 21, 2023. (Photo: AFP/VNA)
France, the US, the UK, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia have already evacuated embassy staff and their families, an operation made difficult by nearby fighting. The Netherlands, Italy and Germany are also evacuating their citizens.

According to the World Health Organization, the fighting that erupted in Sudan on April 15 has left 420 people dead and more than 3,700 injured.

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