State news agency SUNA reported that minimum of 22 students got drowned when a boat sank on the Nile River in Sudan. The boat was carrying more than 40 students when it sank.
A woman also died in the drowning accident that took place at al-Buhaira area, SUNA added. The civil defence forces were sent to the area to search for the bodies of the victims, which have not been recovered.
The incident resulted from an engine malfunction, SUNA said.