4 people killed by hand grenade in Tanzania




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 4 people killed by hand grenade in TanzaniaBY XINHUA

At least four people were killed on Thursday in ’s western region Kigoma after a bandit from neighboring threw a hand grenade into a mini- bus.

The police commander for Buhigee district Samwel Utonga said the Burundian bandit threw the grenade into the bus near Kilelema village in the early morning.

The bus was heading for the Lake Tanganyika shore town of Kigoma from Kasulu district, he said, adding that six other passengers were seriously injured.

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“The driver of the bus was forced to stop after seeing an armed man standing in the middle of the road,” said Utonga.

sooner did the driver stop the bandit threw the grenade into the bus, killing a child instantly,” said the police boss.

Utonga said police have launched a manhunt for the bandit.

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