Fire after explosion in Sudan's capital

2012-10-23 23:58

Khartoum - A fire broke out following an explosion late on Tuesday in an area of the Sudanese capital Khartoum where military facilities are located, residents said.

"There was a very loud explosion and you can see now a huge fire," one resident said. From a distance, a Reuters witness could see black smoke and fire while approaching the area in the southern part of Khartoum.

Authorities were not immediately available for comment.