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22 children dead in Nile boat accident: Sudan media

AFP  |  Khartoum 

Twenty-two children drowned today when their boat sank in the Nile in Sudan while they were on their way to school, official media said.

A woman also died when the vessel went down around 750 kilometres north of the capital Khartoum with more than 40 children on board, the SUNA agency reported.

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First Published: Wed, August 15 2018. 18:25 IST