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Brazzaville fires 060312

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The fires at a munitions camp in Brazzaville are under control.
Brazzaville fires 060312

A woman sits in the overcrowded waiting room of the central hospital, holding her broken arm and waiting for treatment, after huge explosions on March 4 at a munitions depot in Brazzaville left more than 200 dead and 1,500 injured. The government said an electrical short-circuit likely caused a fire which triggered a series of blasts so powerful they devastated the surrounding area and blew out windows in Kinshasa, the capital of the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo situated across the Congo river.

AFP