The Sudanese army announced that it contacted the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to arrange the hand over soldiers captured during clashes with the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).
In accordance with international humanitarian law and the laws of war, the Sudanese armed forces have contacted the International Committee of the Red Cross to hand over about 30 underage members of the rebel militia, the army said in a statement.
The statement indicated that the operation will be carried out in Um Durman, once the military receives a response from the representatives of the ICRC in Sudan, whom the statement said it contacted on Aug. 28.
At the same time, the army also plans to hand over 200 RSF fighters, the statement said, noting that it was awaiting the completion of the necessary formalities with the ICRC.
Thousands of people, most of them civilians, have been killed, and bout 4 million people have been displaced inside and outside Sudan since mid-April due to the conflict between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and Rapid Support Forces (RSF), according to United Nations estimates. (QNA)
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