At a military base in Tanzania explosions occurred


RBC 17.02.2011, Dar es Sal 11:59:52 As a result, several explosions at a military base Gongola Mboto in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, killing 17 people. According to local authorities, the bombings at the burial site of ammunition, reports BBC BBC.

Several explosions occurred for several hours near the city's airport, which was closed immediately after the incident. Local authorities have recommended to the city not to leave their homes and not to go near the windows.

According to the Prime Minister of Tanzania Mizengo Pinda, explosions destroyed a total of 23 store on a military base, two houses and a school building. He also noted that there were unconfirmed reports of three more victims.

At the moment, at the national stadium organized a camp for victims that already gathered at least 4,000 people. In addition, local police organized the evacuation point for people who find themselves in a radius of 10 km from the explosion site.

Note that this is not the first explosion at the munitions dump sites. A similar incident occurred on the basis of Mbagala spring 2009., Killing at least three people.

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