37 killed, 26 hurt in Sudan bus crash

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 kilometers (37 miles) south of the capital Khartoum.