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Sudan uprising: Kenya Airways suspends flights to Khartoum amid chaos, uncertainty ▷ Kenya News



Flag carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) has suspended flights to Sudan in the wake of new chaos that erupted in the country’s capital city Khartoum on Monday, June 3.

Among the flights suspended included those to and from Khartoum (KQ 348 Nairobi-Khartoum and KQ 349 Khartoum-Nairobi) which had been scheduled for the night of Tuesday.

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There has been rising tension in Sudan since Monday, June 3, when the army raided capital city Khartoum to disperse protesters. At least 30 people have reportedly been killed. Photo: Getty Images.
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In a statement issued on Tuesday evening, the airline said they will be monitoring the situation in Sudan and then advice accordingly on when the flights will resume.

“Following the uncertain situation at Khartoum International Airport, KQ has suspended flights to and from Khartoum including tonight’s flights: KQ 348 Nairobi-Khartoum and KQ 349 Khartoum-Nairobi. We are monitoring the situation and will advise when normal operations resume,” the national carrier said.

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