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Death toll from dynamite explosions in Equatorial Guinea rises to 98

The death toll from the series of dynamite explosions in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday has risen to 98. At least 615 people were injured, with 299 still in the hospital. The blasts hit a military base in the country’s main city, Bata. Officials blame badly stored dynamite along with stubble burning by nearby farmers. The […]

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Huge dynamite explosion rock Equatorial Guinea’s Bata; Dozens killed, hundreds wounded

At least fifteen people died and dozens more were injured in a series of explosions in Equatorial Guinea, the health ministry says. Some 600 people were injured following the blasts, which happened near a military barracks in the main city of Bata on Sunday. The blasts were caused by “negligence” relating to the storage of […]