An outbreak of fierce fighting has gripped Sudan over the past week. Now, the UK has joined the US in moving troops close to Sudan in case they are needed to airlift embassy staff and UK citizens from the country. Sky News revealed that British troops and aircraft are on standby at an overseas base as the situation unravels in the African country.
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