The news that the head of Sudan's ruling military council had resigned was greeted with celebrations on Friday night in Khartoum.
Drivers honked their horns and passengers waved Sudanese flags from car windows, as protesters celebrated their apparent victory in the streets surrounding Al-Noor Mosque.
General Awad Ibn Auf stood down a day after leading a coup that toppled long-serving president... Еще Omar al-Bashir amid a wave of protests.
Ibn Auf, the then Defence Minister, made the announcement in a speech broadcast live on state television, naming Lietenant General Abdel Fattah Burhan as his successor.
Sudan has seen months of unrest beginning in December, sparked by rising bread prices. The movement escalated to include calls for the removal of Bashir and the immediate transition to civilian rule.
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