RSF soldiers in Wad Nubawi after SAF incursions
August 8, 2023, Central Omdurman
Coordinates: 15.662072, 32.489482
Date: August 8, 2023
Description: RSF soldiers in the Wad Nubawi market on August 8 in the aftermath of fighting with SAF. The person talking gives the date as August 8 and says that RSF forces under the commander Hassan Daoud Azraq repelled SAF from the neighborhood. Occasional small arms fire is heard nearby. They are standing amid various items that they say belong to the SAF, which they left behind.
Context: The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) launched coordinated attacks in several central Omdurman neighborhoods on August 7-8, according to statements by multiple civilian sources as well as the warring parties themselves. Another video of RSF near this location was geolocated at 15.6645381, 32.4899264, and local sources said SAF withdrew from Wad Nubawi after the fighting.
Justification for the dating: The date is given in the video by the person filming and corresponds also with the upload date. The dating is further corroborated by independent reports of fighting in the same area on that date.