September 18, 2023

Armed conflicts and attacks

War in Sudan

The Greater Nile Petroleum Oil Company Tower in Khartoum suffers heavy fire damage during clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and Rapid Support Forces. (NOS)

Disasters and accidents

Twenty-four people are killed and 21 more injured after a bus plunges in to a ravine in the Andes mountains, Peru. (BBC News)

Nine Egyptian military personnel are killed or injured when a transport truck carrying ammunition overturns in Sharqia Governorate, Egypt. (Al Ahram)

One person is killed and another is injured by a magnitude 5.1 earthquake near Marradi, Tuscany, Italy. (Il Resto del Carlino)