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Brazzaville : Congo | Mar 06, 2012 at 8:03 PM PST
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Explosions rocked the Mpila military barracks in the east of the Congo's capital

The death toll in the explosions at ammunition consecutiveBrazzaville, the capital of Republic of Congo today has more than240 people 04.03, RIA Novosti leading local media said today7.3.

A fire has led to the explosions at a military warehouse in Mpila, east of Brazzaville day 4.3, left hundreds of buildings collapsed, including two churches are focusing on numerous believers.

Congolese state radio said the death toll is 246 people, more than 2,000 people injured and 5,000 homeless.

Meanwhile, according to the news agency in Africa, the death tollin the disaster climbed to more than 250 people, so many victimsdo not survive because of the injuries involved.

An official from the local hospital morgue said the death toll couldstill rise further because many people are still buried under the rubble of the building.

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A woman is treated at the central hospital after a series of explosions destroyed homes and buildings in Mpila neighbourhood of Brazzaville
A woman is treated at the central hospital after a series of explosions destroyed homes and buildings in Mpila neighbourhood of Brazzaville
Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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