oa Arms Control : Africa - Recent explosions in Tanzania and Mozambique underscore the impact of inadequate ammunition stockpile management

Volume 2, Issue 2
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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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