November 20, 2023

Armed conflicts and attacks

Mexican drug war

A shootout between police and armed civilians in Cuernavaca, Morelos, kills nine people, including two police officers. (AP)

Myanmar civil war

Operation 1107

Artillery fired by the military destroys a monastery in Loikaw, Kayah State, killing two monks. (The Irrawaddy)

War in Sudan

Battle of Khartoum

The Rapid Support Forces announce that it has captured the Jebel Aulia Dam. (Sudan Tribune)

Darfur campaign

The Rapid Support Forces launch an assault on Ed Daein, the capital of East Darfur, capturing the city's airport, as the group attempts to seize the headquarters of the Sudanese Armed Forces 20th Infantry Division. (Sudan Tribune)

Disasters and accidents

Ten people are killed by a gold mine collapse in Suriname. (AP)

An avalanche kills three people and leaves several others missing in Wrangell, Alaska, United States. (AP)

2023 Turkey floods

Nine people are killed and eleven more are missing after floods across Turkey. (AP)