Gas explosion at Sudan factory claims 23 lives

At least 23 people have died in a huge explosion that tore through a tile factory in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, the government said Tuesday.

The blaze also injured nearly 130 people, several critically, the cabinet statement added, suggesting the death toll from the blaze could rise as the burned were being treated at local hospitals.

The government said the fire erupted when a gas tanker exploded unloading cargo at the factory and has ordered further investigation.

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