The officialdom in Sudan is reported to have arrested 11 foreigners linked to an international terrorist group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The raid which followed the arrest of the foreigners is reported to have killed 5 policemen and injured others.
A statement seen by Daily Nation pointed out that the terrorist caucus was made up of 15 foreigners sourced from different nationalities and had rented a house at the commuter belt in Jabra, southern Khartoum.
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The statement further noted that the group exchanged fire with security men who managed to arrest 11 after 4 escaped.
Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok lamented the 5 officers who lost their lives during the raid. He praised them for being true patriots who cared more about the security of the country and its citizens.
“I offer my deepest condolences to the families of the martyrs who gave their lives defending the stability and people of our country,”
A security fount indicates that the group might have its roots in Khartoum and other cities in the country.