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First Canadian evacuation flight from Sudan taken place

By Caitlin Snow Apr 27, 2023 | 11:59 AM

Defence Minister Anita Anand. Image: Video capture from CPAC.

Making an announcement in Enfield, NS this morning, Defense Minister Anita Anand provided an update on the situation in Sudan.

“I can confirm that a first Canadian evacuation flight from Sudan has taken place,” Anand said.

The war-torn country currently in a 72-hour ceasefire set to expire Thursday night.

According to reports hundreds have been killed in nearly two weeks of conflict between the army and a rival paramilitary force.

Around 180 Canadians have been evacuated out of 700 who have asked for assistance.

More information to come…


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