Grenade blast kills one

A grenade explosion killed one person and wounded eight others yesterday in Kimironko suburb of Kigali, according to Police.

A grenade explosion killed one person and wounded eight others yesterday in Kimironko suburb of Kigali, according to Police.

The grenade was tossed between the market entrance and the taxi park, according to eye witnesses.

 

Police Spokesperson Supt. Theos Badege said the incident occurred at 6.40 pm local time. Two people have so far been arrested in connection with the incident.

 

The injured were taken to Kibagabaga Hospital. Urging the public to remain calm, Police assured the public of security, adding that all suspects would be arrested.

 

Kimironko is one of the busiest areas of Kigali.

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