Khartoum – A force of the National Security and Intelligence Service (NISS) stormed a new weapon hidden place near Al-Huda prison in the westernmost part of the city of Omdurman on Tuesday morning, where three people were arrested after a heavy exchange of fire.
An official security source said that the operation, which he considered successful, resulted in the arrest of three suspects and the seizure of a large and varied quantity of weapons buried inside the house where the accused were living.
According to the source, the implementation of the operation witnessed an exchange of fire with the elements holed inside the house, which led to injury to one and surrender of his companion after violent resistance and the detonation of some grenades in the face of the raid forces.
The operation took place following the availability of confirmed information to the security authorities during the interrogation of the elements arrested last week when car (Box Toyota) was seized in the State of Gedaref in the east of the country and a truck loaded with weapons at the checkpoint in Dar Al-Salaam west of Omdurman, explained that another shipment of weapons was smuggled to Omdurman and hidden inside a rented house used as a hidden place to bury the weapon inside it.
The security source confirmed that the situation is under full control after the operation, and that the three elements in the grip of security and are subject to questioning to reach all aspects of the truth.
Security agencies had said, earlier, that the main suspect had admitted of his affiliation to the Sudan Liberation Movement in Darfur, Abdul Wahid Nour, resident in France, and that he was assigned to deliver the shipment of arms from the movement control areas in the region to the specific den in Omdurman.