oa Arms Control : Africa - Recent explosions in Tanzania and Mozambique underscore the impact of inadequate ammunition stockpile management
|Article Title||Recent explosions in Tanzania and Mozambique underscore the impact of inadequate ammunition stockpile management|
|© Publisher:||Institute for Security Studies (ISS)|
|Journal||Arms Control : Africa|
|Publication Date||Aug 2009|
|Pages||7 - 8|
On 29 April 2009 there was a massive explosion at a government armoury on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The armoury, which is situated close to a military facility, and a mere 14 kilometres away from the city centre, was said to contain a significant amount of ordinance, including mines and artillery shells.
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