Major Qutbi Ali Tahir, Sudan’s Consul to Eritrea, has died in Asmara.
Sudanese and Egyptian news sources are reporting that he died in mysterious circumstances.
The body was flown for an autopsy to a Khartoum hospital immediately after it arrived in the Sudanese capital on a flight from Asmara.
The autopsy was conducted by Dr. Aqeel Swar Al-Dahab.
The consul died while performing his regular duties.
According to Alrakoba.net, Sudanese authorities have filed for a formal criminal investigation at a North Khartoum police station and the remains of the deceased have been given to his relatives for burial.
Sudan has an embassy in Eritrea which is represented by Ambassador Majid Yusuf Yahiya whose accreditation was recognized by the Eritrean government in February of this year.