ORURO – an explosion in the Bolivian city of Oruro, where, at that time carnival was celebrated, at least six people to the life to come. A further 28 people were injured. The incident happened during the parade a street away. Local media report that among the dead are two children.
The police suspect that a gas bottle from a street vendor, exploded, possibly as a result of hot oil agent supply line had corroded. Bolivian president Evo Morales released via Twitter his condolences to the families of the victims. He let us know that the injured help is available, and the exact circumstances of the incident is being investigated.
The carnival in Oruro is every year a great spectacle and attracts tens of thousands of people. In 2014 fell during the parade was also four dead, after a walkway collapsed.