Sudan bus crash kills 37 people

By Nangayi Guyson – Khartoum At least 37  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.

“The accident came after  bus tried to overtake a truck, but it failed and it collided into a minibus coming the other way, setting the minibus on fire”, Mohammed Tahier Fadl said.

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

The accident happened near the settlement of Alrader, some 60km south of the capital Khartoum.