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Madagascar stadium blast kills two

Madagascar stadium blast kills two


A grenade explosion has killed at least two people in Madagascar during the country’s national day celebrations in the capital, Antananarivo,official say.

A military official, Gen. Anthony Rakotoarison told AFP about 700 people were wounded in the blast.

He said officials considered it a “ terrorist act”.

Political situation in the country remains fragile with supporters and opponents of president Hery Rajaonarimampianina at loggerheads.

In 2014, a grenade explosion killed a toddler and injured several other people outside the same stadium.