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Seven Sudanese killed in bus-train crash

August 27, 2008 (KHARTOUM) — Seven people were killed and 33 wounded on Wednesday in a collision between a bus and a train today afternoon in southern Khartoum, Sudanese police said.

The accident happened at 02:45 pm (local time) while the bus was en route to the town of Managil in El Gezira state in central Sudan, police said.

Police Maj. Gen. Ahmed Imam Mohamed Al-Tuhami said the bus driver tried to cross the railway line before the approaching train.

He added that diver recklessness is the main cause of the incident.

(ST)