Khartoum - One person was killed when a car exploded in the Sudanese city of Port Sudan, state news agency SUNA said on Tuesday.
gave no reason for the explosion at the Red Sea port. SUNA showed a
picture of the damaged front of the car. Government officials contacted
by Reuters declined to comment, saying the incident was under
In April 2011, Sudan said two people were killed
in Port Sudan in a missile strike that Khartoum blamed on Israel, which
declined to comment then.
East Sudan has long been a route for
arms smuggling, often through Egypt's Sinai desert into the Gaza Strip,
the Palestinian territory run by Hamas Islamists.