Today, Tuesday, Sudan revealed a failed coup attempt by a group of officers, who were later arrested for their involvement in the coup attempt.
The coup attempt took place at dawn by a group of officers exploiting the recent incidents in the country, especially the unrest in the east.
Sources indicated that the leaders of the coup plotted to arrest members of the Sovereignty Council and the Military Council.
A senior government source also confirmed to AFP that the perpetrators of the operation tried to seize the headquarters of the official media, but they “failed.”
Another official source told Reuters that the attempt included efforts to control Omdurman Radio, , across the river Nile from the capital, Khartoum.
A witness said that the military had used tanks to close a bridge connecting Khartoum with Omdurman early on Tuesday morning.