Sudan: Qastal-Ashkit Border Crossing Into Egypt Re-Opened As Wadi Halfa Becomes More Crowded

Wadi Halfa — The Egyptian authorities re-opened the Qastal-Ashkit crossing to vehicles coming from Wadi Halfa yesterday, after a five-day closure. The humanitarian situation in Wadi Halfa is dire.

Listener Saeed Abu Ammar told Radio Dabanga from Wadi Halfa that the number of buses allowed to enter the country per day has been limited to 30 by the Egyptian authorities.

“Wadi Halfa remains crowded with people fleeing the war in Khartoum,” he said. “About 25 buses arrive from the capital each…


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