Fire at Sudan tile factory kills 23 | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, December 05, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, December 05, 2019

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Fire at Sudan tile factory kills 23

Twenty-three people were killed and dozens injured as a fire triggered by an explosion in a gas tanker tore through a tile manufacturing factory in the Sudanese capital on Tuesday, officials said. India’s embassy in Khartoum said reports indicated the factory employed over 50 Indian nationals. Its nationals were among the casualties, the embassy said on its website, without giving figures. Preliminary reports from the scene indicate that necessary safety equipment was missing at the site, it said.

 

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