Sudan's army seized power on Monday, sacking the caretaker government, hours after arresting Prime Minister Abdala Hamdok. During this firing, 7 people died. This coup (Military Coup) has been condemned by the US, the United Nations, and the European Union. At the same time, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said that the Biden administration is suspending $ 700 million in aid to Sudan.

In fact, on Monday, the army arrested several senior officials, including Prime Minister Abdala Hamdok. Took everyone to some unknown place. After this, thousands of people took to the streets to protest against this coup. Security forces opened fire on the crowd, killing seven protesters and injuring 130.

General Abdel Fattah Burhan announced in a televised message that the country's ruling Autonomous Council and the government led by Prime Minister Abdala Hamdok were being dissolved. He said clashes between political factions forced the military to intervene but vowed to complete the democratic process in the country and said the new technocrat government would hold elections in Sudan.

Thousands took to the streets in the capital Khartoum and the nearby city of Omdurman to protest the military's capture of power. Videos shared online showed protesters blocking roads and setting tires on fire, while security forces fired tear gas to disperse them. The protesters can be heard shouting slogans 'people are strong, strong' and 'retreating is not an option. It is seen in the video on social media that a large number of people are reaching the capital by crossing the bridge over the Nile river.

How was the government of the country?

The news comes amid efforts to form a democratic government that has been going on for more than two years after former autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir was ousted from power. This development happened when Burhan was about to hand over the leadership of the ruling Provisional Council to the civilian government. Immediately after al-Bashir's ouster from power, the Autonomous Council had been running the government, which included both the military and civilians. They had considerable differences of opinion on several issues and the pace of adoption of the democratic process in Sudan. The US and the European Union expressed concern over Monday's developments.

Internet services were suspended,

The Information Ministry said as part of the seizure of power, internet services were suspended and the country's state-run news channel played traditional patriotic music. The army raided Sudan's state television in Omdurman and took several personnel into custody. The arrest comes at a time when tensions between Sudan's civilian and military leaders escalated two weeks ago.

The coup attempt failed in September and bolstered ultra-conservative Islamists who want a military government against those who ousted autocratic former ruler Omar al-Bashir after widespread protests. In recent days, both the camps were protesting vigorously on the streets.