02 October 2020 12:47 AM

Egypt reiterates solidarity with Sudan over Bout Dam collapse

Sunday، 02 August 2020 - 03:00 PM

Egypt expressed on Sunday August 2,2020 solidarity with Sudan over the collapse of Bout Dam in Blue Nile State that destroyed hundreds of houses.

In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said Egypt stands by Sudan in face of the repercussions of this incident.

It lauded brotherly bonds binding Egypt with Sudan.

Hundreds of homes were destroyed or flooded on Thursday as the dam burst after heavy rain in Sudan's Blue Nile state.

Local media said the dam held five million cubic metres of water, used for both agriculture and drinking.

MENA


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