Grenade blast injures 21 in Rusizi

RUSIZI-A grenade explosion last evening hit Rusizi town leaving 21 people injured. The victims are hospitalised in Gihundwe Hospital. The explosion occured at around 7 p.m., on a parking yard used by motorcycle taxi operators in front of Kamembe market.

RUSIZI-A grenade explosion last evening hit Rusizi town leaving 21 people injured.

The victims are hospitalised in Gihundwe Hospital. 

The explosion occured at around 7 p.m., on a parking yard used by motorcycle taxi operators in front of Kamembe market.

No arrests have been made.

Police spokesman, Superintendent Theos Badege, called upon Kamembe residents to stay calm as investigations continue.

“The situation is under control. Our security personnel are at work. Gihundwe hospital is seeing to it that the blast victims are given due treatment,” Badege said.

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