At around midnight on Tuesday 23 October 2012 there was a massive explosion at the Al-Yarmook factory in the southern suburbs of Khartoum.
Officials in Khartoum initially said the explosion was caused by an internal and accident, despite rumours by at the sound of rockets in the air.
However, on Wednesday 24 October the Sudanese government announced that it had evidence that an Israeli airstrike was responsible for the explosion and warned that it reserves the right to respond.
Tel Aviv as is usual with such allegations refused to comment on the issue.
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