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At least 15 people killed, dozens injured in Sudan factory fire

The incident happened while a tanker truck was offloading gas at a ceramics manufacturing company in an industrial area of the city, SUNA reported.Sudan's Council of Ministers said it had set up a committee to investigate the circumstances that led to the fire and how such accidents could be prevented, the agency said.The council also directed the Ministry of Health to launch a public appeal for blood donations for survivors who are in need of blood transfusions.The preliminary death toll from the fire was 15, according to the Sudanese Doctors Union, which called on their colleagues that were off-duty to rush to the hospitals to help. The Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD) in a post in Arabic on Facebook said many of the wounded in the fire had been taken to several hospitals in the capital for treatment.Members of the Sudanese Civil Defense put out the fire at a factory unit in northern Khartoum.CCSD, which led a protest movement cRead More – Source