Sudan coup: Military arrests prime minister, dissolves government hoping to transition to democracy

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  • Roxana Saberi
    American journalist

The White House has said it is “deeply alarmed” after Sudan's military seized power early Monday, detaining the acting prime minister in a coup that appeared to deal a blow to hopes for a democratic transition in one of Africa's largest countries. As Roxana Saberi reports, protesters took to the streets denouncing the takeover, and troops opened fire, killing some of the marchers.

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