More grenade victims discharged

Four other people, who were injured when a grenade went off in Nyarugenge District on Friday evening, have been discharged from the hospital.

By 6pm on Saturday, on six people were still admitted – five at the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK) and the other one at Kanombe Military Hospital – the Rwanda National Police Spokesperson, ACP Theos Badege, said.

The explosion which occurred at about 6:50pm in Gitega sector near Nyabugogo abattoir commonly known as “marathon” killed three people, two of them died on spot while the other one succumbed to the injuries.

The third person was among the 30 people who were injured in an incident.

Three people have been arrested in connection with the act.

Rwanda National Police appeals to the population to remain calm and conduct their usual businesses as investigations continue to bring to justice all those responsible for this inhuman act.

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