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In Pictures: Devastation brought on by Equatorial Guinea blasts

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The demise toll from a sequence of explosions at navy barracks in Equatorial Guinea rose to 98 on Monday after volunteers searched within the rubble for our bodies.

At least 615 folks have been injured in Sunday’s blasts which have been brought on by a fireplace on the Nkoantoma Military Base within the coastal metropolis of Bata.

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has attributed the accident to negligence associated to the dealing with of dynamite and stated the explosions broken almost all properties and buildings in Bata, a metropolis of simply over 250,000 folks.

Equatorial Guinea’s well being ministry posted on Twitter that it had ready a psychological well being brigade made up of psychiatrists, psychologists and nurses to take care of the victims of the blast.

“The damages are not only physical but also mental,” the ministry stated.


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