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At least 15 dead, 400 wounded in Equatorial Guinea blasts

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Equatorial Guinea authorities say a series of explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea killed at least 15 people and wounded at least 400 othersBy SAM MEDNICK and JOSEPH WILSON Associated PressMarch 7, 2021, 9:31 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso -- A series of explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 400 others on Sunday, authorities said.State television TVGE read out a statement from President Teodoro Obiang Nguema which said the explosion was due to the “negligent handling of dynamite” in the military barracks located in the neighborhood of Mondong Nkuantoma in Bata. He said that the explosion occurred at 4 p.m. local time.“The impact of the explosion cau...