Khartoum - Sudanese police clashed for a second day on
Saturday with citizens objecting to an agricultural development after one protester
died from his injuries, a resident said.
The victim "died because of injuries as a result of
clashes with police yesterday", said the resident of the Om Doum
neighbourhood along the Blue Nile River in east Khartoum. He asked not to be
"Now the people of the area are blocking the road and
they are clashing with police," he said.
On Friday about 400 demonstrators blockaded the main street
and set tyres alight to protest what they said is a Gulf-invested agricultural
project on "their" land.
Police said that both officers and civilians were injured in
Sudan has been seeking alternate revenue sources after
losing most of its export earnings when South Sudan split two years ago with
roughly 75% of the country's oil production.