A plume of smoke can be seen over Brazzaville from across the Congo River in Kinshasa, capital of neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo on March 4. A diplomatic source in the Congolese capital said the blasts came from a munitions depot in the east of the city. There was no official word from Brazzaville on the cause of the explosions, or damage sustained.
Injured people are treated by health workers at a hospital, after multiple explosions occurred at a munitions depot, in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, Sunday, March 4.
Around 200 people were killed and many more injured in explosions Sunday morning in Brazzaville, the capital of Congo, according to a senior official in the presidency, citing hospital sources.