Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok survives assassination attempt

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has survived an assassination attempt in the capital, Khartoum, according to state media.

Hamdok was moved to a safe location after an explosion on Monday targeted his convoy, state television said.

Members of Hamdok's office confirmed to Al Jazeera that the prime minister is "in a safe place".

"The prime minister's convoy was attacked ... just as he was heading to his office,

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.



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