Violence In Sudan Forces A Mother To Make Difficult Choice : Consider This from NPR Sudan's capital city Khartoum has been embroiled in a vicious urban battle between rival armies for nearly two weeks.

With the country on the brink of collapse, Residents Muhjah Khateeb, and her son have to make the difficult decision to leave their home and everything they have, behind. We hear excerpts from the audio diary that Khateeb recorded as they undertook the harrowing journey.

NPR's Emmanuel Akinwotu reported her story.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

Violence In Sudan Forces A Mother To Make Difficult Choice

Violence In Sudan Forces A Mother To Make Difficult Choice

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Smoke billows during fighting in the Sudanese capital Khartoum.

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Sudan's capital city Khartoum has been embroiled in a vicious urban battle between rival armies for nearly two weeks.

With the country on the brink of collapse. Residents Muhjah Khateeb, and her son have to make the difficult decision to leave their home and everything they have, behind. We hear excerpts from the audio diary that Khateeb recorded as they undertook the harrowing journey.

NPR's Emmanuel Akinwotu tells her story.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brianna Scott. It was edited by Tara Neill and Jeanette Woods. Our executive producer is Sami Yenigun.