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Sudan Plane Crash Kills 32 People Including Minister and Officials


According to state media, an air plane that was conveying 32-people including a government minister and other officials crashed and all were killed on their way to an Islamic Festival in South of the country on Sunday.
The Minister involved in the Crash

The plane went down in mountains around Talodi when taking a delegation to celebrate the Eid-al-Fitr festival marking the end of the Muslims' holy month of Ramadan. Reports however blamed the crash on 'bad weather'.

Those that died in the crash were, The country's Guidance and Endowments (religious affairs) Minister Ghazi al-Sadeq was killed in the crash, along with Mahjoub Abdel Raheem Toutou, state minister for youth and sports, and Eissa Daifallah, state minister for tourism, antiquities and wildlife, it said.

Several people associated with the country's military, state security and state media also died in the crash, the agency added. Abdel Hafiz Abdel Rahim, a civil aviation spokesman, had earlier told Reuters 31 people had been killed including the crew, but had no other details of their identities.


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