Africa: British Foreign Secretary recommends British travelers to be safe in Congo after 200 people killed in explosion

Posted on March 6, 2012 • Filed under: Africa, Tourist Warning

LONDON, March 5 (UPI) — London warned British nationals to be cautious when traveling in the Republic of Congo after blasts left at least 200 people dead in the African country. British Foreign Secretary William Hague, in a statement, said he was “greatly saddened” by the number of casualties reported from a blast at a military ammunition depot. Officials in the Democratic of Republic said to remain calm, blaming the blast on a fire at the base. Read article

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