Tanzania, youths torch bars in popular tourist area

Posted on August 30, 2011 • Filed under: Africa, Tourist Warning

Youths torched a bar on Tanzania’s Zanzibar archipelago in a reported protest against alcohol sales, the third bar attacked this month on the popular tourist island, police said Thursday.
“We ask for people?s help by providing information to arrest the arsonists who are setting fire to bars,” said Aziz Juma, assistant police commissioner in Stone Town, the capital of the semi-autonomous island. Read Article

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