Burkina Faso : one dead man in the explosion of an ammunition depot in Bobo Dioulasso

The explosion occurred on Monday October 2 at around 4 pm at the Ouezzin Coulibaly camp in Bobo Dioulasso, the second largest city in Burkina Faso. There was one dead and one seriously wounded, all civilians.

According to the Ministry of Defense, the explosion occurred in an ammunition bunker at the camp during an inspection of the facilities by the military officials.

«Facing some difficulties of opening the armored door, the technicians of Burkina key were called upon. It was during the intervention of the latter that the explosion took place killing one of them and seriously wounding another», said the army.

Augustin K. Fodou