Fire at Sudanese military arms factory warehouse south of Khartoum - SUNA

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A fire broke out at a small warehouse in a Sudanese military arms factory on Friday, state news agency SUNA reported, and has been brought under control. Witnesses told Reuters they heard a number of explosions and saw flames and thick smoke rising from the factory compound south of the capital Khartoum.

Reuters August 15, 2020 01:17:23 IST
Fire at Sudanese military arms factory warehouse south of Khartoum - SUNA

Fire at Sudanese military arms factory warehouse south of Khartoum  SUNA

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A fire broke out at a small warehouse in a Sudanese military arms factory on Friday, state news agency SUNA reported, and has been brought under control.

Witnesses told Reuters they heard a number of explosions and saw flames and thick smoke rising from the factory compound south of the capital Khartoum.

The factory is located alongside a number of other military facilities in the densely populated district of Al-Shagara.

The interior ministry said six ambulances rushed to the factory compound and there were no immediate reports of casualties.

(Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz in Sudan; Additional reporting by Hesham Abdelkhalek and Ahmed Tolba in Cairo; Editing by Chris Reese and Chizu Nomiyama)

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