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Sudan (the):Sand and Dust Storm:2002/0927

Duration2002/0927 A sudden and violent sandstorm has hit the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, causing a large number of casualties.
Sudanese officials said at least 26 people died and more than 30 were taken to hospital after a Nile ferry capsized in the storm
Country or DistrictSudan (the)
NameSand and Dust Storm

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Personal Injury Material Damage Others
BBC news 2002/09/27
Dead: at least 26 people
Injured: more than 30 people

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