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Deadly Gas Explosion at Khartoum Factory

A gas tanker exploded at a ceramics factory in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, killing at least 23 people. Eyewitnesses said the tanker exploded while a shipment was being unloaded. Local news station Radio Dabanga is saying that more than 130 people were injured in the explosion and subsequent fire.

A pall of acrid smoke rises above the Sila ceramics factory in Khartoum.

The destruction after the gas explosion and subsequent fire that ‘completely gutted’ the Sila ceramics factory and impacted on surrounding buildings in Kober district in Khartoum Bahri (North).

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