KHARTOUM, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Thousands
of southern Sudanese took to the streets of Khartoum on Monday, some attacking
northerners and looting shops, following the death of southern leader John
Garang in a helicopter crash, witnesses said.
"They are beating anybody they see
who looks like they are Arab," Swayd Abdullah, a student, told Reuters.
Witnesses heard the sound of gunfire. Some southerners looted shops and
Shops closed and there was a heightened
security presence in the streets, witnesses said.
(Reporting by Khaled Abdel-Aziz and