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A burning gas tank at the scene of a fire in Khartoum. AFP
Six of the wounded were in critical condition, Brigadier General Hassan Abdullah, northern Khartoum's Bahri district police director, told reporters.
The casualties include employees of various nationalities including some from Asian countries, medical sources said.
The fire came after a gas tanker exploded while unloading its shipment at the factory, witnesses said, adding that the blast was so powerful it blew the tanker into a nearby lot.
State TV said the blast had led to major loss of life and property, and that a rescue operation was ongoing.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Saturday Pakistan’s Army Chief of Staff Lt. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, at Al Bahr Palace.
Protests against a divisive new citizenship law raged on Saturday as Washington and London issued travel warnings for northeast India following days of violent clashes that have killed two people so far.
Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE Gender Balance Council, President of Dubai Women Establishment, and wife of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Dubai Women Establishment (DWE) organized the “Women in the Workspace: A shared UAE-Nordic Perspective” seminar in collaboration with the Danish Embassy in the UAE.
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality revealed the implementation of projects for internal roads, infrastructure and lighting in the Al Shamkha area, at a cost of Dhs295,528,354.