Wednesday, 17 October 2007

4 perish roasting hand grenade

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam
By Meddy Mulisa in Bukoba

FOUR members of the same family roasting a hand grenade mistaken for a sweet potato were blown to pieces when the device exploded as they circled an open cooking fire in Biharamulo District yesterday.

Acting Kagera Regional Police Commander Adihaki Rashid, told reporters that the lethal weapon had been picked earlier from a nearby bush by Chacha Juma (10), who took it home to cook thinking it was a potato. Their house was also severely damaged.

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