• Joseph Bonner

At least 23 dead and 130 injured in Sudan factory fire

At least 23 are dead, and some 130 reported injured in Sudan after a fire factory explosion in northern Khartoum on Tuesday, according to state news agency SUNA.

The incident occurred and may have been the result of a tanker truck offloading gas at a ceramics manufacturing company, SUNA reported.

Sudan's Council of Ministers announced its plans to investigate the circumstances leading up to the fire and work on taking preventative measures for the future.