37 killed, 26 hurt in Sudan bus crash

Last Updated: Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 23:31

Khartoum: Thirty-seven people were killed
and 26 injured on Thursday when two buses collided in the northern
Sudanese state of White Nile, the director of Sudan`s traffic
police said.

"A bus tried to overtake a truck, but it failed and it
collided into a minibus coming the other way, setting the
minibus on fire," said Mohammed Tahier Fadl.

"Thirty-seven people were killed and 26 others were
injured in the crash," with four children among the dead.

The accident happened near the settlement of Alrader,
some 60 kilometres (37 miles) south of the capital Khartoum.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 23:31

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