April 15 (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian Airlines plane came under fire during clashes at Sudan's Khartoum airport on Saturday, the state-owned carrier said.

It said it had transferred its passengers, crew and staff from the airport to the Saudi embassy in the capital Khartoum,

and suspended flights to and from Sudan until further notice.  

Clashes broke out on Saturday between Sudan's army and the Rapid Support Force (RSF) paramilitary group, 

with gunfire heard in several parts of Khartoum and witnesses in surrounding towns reporting shots fired.  

(This has been corrected to reflect the same, not different, airline suspending flights)

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Saudi airline says plane caught fire at Khartoum airport