Africa: Escaping Sudan – Home Alone, With Warplanes Overhead

When fighting erupted in Sudan’s capital Khartoum, 25-year-old Arafa was at home alone with her two young children.

“I spent the night in fear, unable to go out of my house, as people were being killed everywhere,” she said, worrying about how she would protect her five-year-old son and three-year-old daughter.

Panicked by the sounds of shooting and warplanes flying overhead, she tried calling her husband at work, only to learn from friends that he had been shot dead.

I spent the night in fear,…


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