Nairobi/Khartoum - Twenty three people have been killed and
many more injured in a football stadium stampede in Omdurman, near
Khartoum, the Sudan Tribune reported Monday.
'Crowds trying to get into al-Mureikh football stadium in Omdurman
led to the deaths of 23 people,' the newspaper quoted the Sudanese
police as saying. 'The majority of them are women and children - 36
people were injured.'
The accident took place during a ceremony for youths who had just
finished their basic training and were about to carry out their
one-year national service.