African Union has suspended Sudan’s membership with immediate effect amid an upsurge of violence in the capital that has seen dozens killed.
The pan African body has warned of further action if power is not transferred to a civilian authority- a key demand of pro democracy protesters.
Opposition activists say a paramilitary group has killed 108 people this week, but officials put the figure at 46.
Residents said pro government militia were all over the capital Khartoum.
The violence intensified on Monday when security forces stormed a weeks-long-sit-inoutside military headquarters in the capital