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Sudan cabinet members, others arrested in apparent coup - Reuters witness

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KHARTOUM, Oct 25 (Reuters) - The majority of Sudan's cabinet members and a large number of pro-government party leaders have been arrested in an apparent coup in the capital Khartoum, a Reuters witness reported on Monday citing political sources.

Faisal Mohamed Salih, a former minister and an advisor to the prime minister, and ruling sovereign council member Mohamed al-Faki Soleiman were also arrested, the Reuters witness added.

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Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz; Writing by Nadine Awadalla; editing by Richard Pullin

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