23 persons on Tuesday died, and more than 130 have been injured in connection with an explosion in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.
Here, exploded a tanker, which triggered a fire in a factory building in an industrial zone in the northern part of the city.
This writes the news agency AFP, which has information about the accident from the government of Sudan and the indian embassy in Khartoum.
According to the embassy count the factory's staff of more than 50 indian nationals.
Which is more perished in the fire.
An employee at a nearby factory told the subsequent AFP about the accident.
"the Noise from the explosion was loud. Several cars at the factory because bread also in the fire," said the witness.
Preliminary investigations from the scene of the accident indicates that there was not adequate security at the factory.
"highly Flammable materials were not stored properly, and it led to the spread of the fire," it said earlier on Tuesday from the government of Sudan.
An investigation of the explosion and the fire has been launched.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 03 December 2019, 23:00