The country’s autocratic leader is known to be at the palace, along with lots of Muslim Brotherhood leaders under home arrest with aides. The movement to oust him from power comes after weeks of protests against his 30-year rule, in anger over a struggling market.
The 30-year rule of Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir is finished after a army coup this morning toppled his government. Defense minister Awad Mohamed Auf declared the arrest of Bashir on state TV and elections in a couple of years, with a military council.
Bashir is desired from the ICC over atrocities in Darfur.