Police say about five wounded by bomb near scene of Madagascar presidential inauguration

Reuters News
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Posted: Jan 25, 2014 12:37 PM

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - About five people were injured on Saturday by an "explosive device" near the stadium where Madagascar's new president was inaugurated earlier on Saturday, police said.

"We see only that there are several wounded, possibly five. We even see a severed leg there," Germain Ratsirombahina, commissioner at a police station in the capital told Reuters by phone.

(Reporting by Alain Iloniaina; Writing by Duncan Miriri)