23 dead, 130 wounded in Khartoum factory incident

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Khartoum, Dec. 4 (BNA): At least 23 people were killed and more than 130 wounded when a massive fire broke out in a ceramics factory in the Sudanese capital on Tuesday.

The fire was caused by a powerful gas tanker explosion resulting in major loss of life and property, according to a statement issued by Sudan’s Cabinet, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.

A probe has been launched to uncover the details behind the tragic incident, added the statement.