At least 15 killed in Sudan factory explosion: doctors’ union

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Sudan Civil Defence members put out a fire after an explosion.
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At least 15 people were killed after an explosion occurred at a ceramic factory in Bahri City’s industrial zone, north of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on Tuesday, according to the Sudanese doctors union.

The union said that several people were injured, a number of them critically. The injured are being treated for burns in local hospitals.

Videos circulating online showed an explosion followed by dense black smoke rising into the air.

Sudanese authorities are yet to release an official death toll from the incident.

More to follow…

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