Sudan has experienced various fights throughout its history, including civil wars, inter-ethnic conflicts, and conflicts with neighbouring countries

One of the most notable on-going conflicts is between the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) paramilitary group  and Sudanese Armed Forces.

On April 8, heavy fighting broke out across the country, with Sudan's capital city of Khartoum and neighboring Obdurman being turned into battlefields.

At least 1 American has been killed in Sudan as rival military factions fight for control of the northeast African nation

There are an estimated 16,000 Americans in Warfield in Sudan as fighting between two fighting generals has forced citizens to shelter in place

The U.S. government has mentioned that it will try to help all the 16,000 Americans living in Sudan as the fighting continues to be worse than earlier

The State Department  mentioned a statement Saturday saying that U.S. citizens should not travel to the country due to “armed conflict, civil unrest, crime, terrorism and kidnapping.”