Sudan to Relocate Arms Factory Following 'Blast'

The president has called for the military factory outside the capital Khartoum to be relocated, after a fire and explosion had ripped through it killing four people and damaging at least 30 houses. Sudan has blamed Israel for the incident.


  • Sudan:  Sudan to Relocate Military Factory Outside Khartoum

    Sudan Tribune, 27 October 2012

    Sudan will relocate an ammunition factory outside its capital Khartoum following an air attack allegedly carried by four Israeli war planes on Tuesday 24 October. read more »

  • Sudan:  Khartoum Backs Hamas Despite Israeli 'Attack'

    Sudan Tribune, 25 October 2012

    The speaker of the Sudanese parliament, Ahmad Ibrahim Al-Tahir, declared on Thursday that the Israeli attack on Al-Yarmook arms factory will not deter his country from continuing ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Khartoum Blames Israel for Airstrike

    Sudan Tribune, 24 October 2012

    The Sudanese government has blamed an Israeli airstrike for the explosion of a military factory in the capital Khartoum on Tuesday, warning that it reserves the right to respond ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Huge Fire, Explosions At Military Factory in Capital

    Sudan Tribune, 23 October 2012

    Fear and panic spread in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Tuesday when massive explosions and fire erupted at a military factory in the southern suburbs of the city as the ... read more »


Mi-7 military helicopter (file photo): A similar explosion occurred at the same factory in August 2006 .