British diplomats robbed at knife point with during terrifying ordeal in Sudan | The Sun

TWO Brit diplomats were robbed at knife point in a terrifying ordeal.

The officials – a man and a woman – were confronted in Khartoum, Sudan's capital, and had a knife pointed in their faces.

Local media reports initially said the pair had been held at gunpoint by a gang and an embassy car stolen in the incident.

According to reports the male and female diplomat were made to kneel on the ground while a knife was held to their face.

They had bags containing mobile phones and cameras stolen, it was reported.

But the Foreign Office said it was a just one attacker who carried out the robbery and no guns were used.

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An FCDO spokesman said: “We are aware of an incident in Khartoum. No one was hurt and those involved are safe.

"We are working with the Sudanese authorities in their investigation."

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