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Tanzania probes gun attack near French embassy after 5 deaths

– – Tanzania’s president on Wednesday ordered investigations into the gun attack that took place near the French embassy in Dar es Salaam. Five people died in the incident, including three police officers and a soldier when a gunman opened fire near the Embassy. According to Tanzania’s head of police operations, Liberatus Sabas the gunman attacked two police officers, took their guns and then “began shooting sporadically towards the French Embassy.” “He then took cover at a structure next to the French Embassy where he continued shooting,” Sabas said. Police…

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Ghanaian politician shot dead by unknown gunman

A politician from the ruling party in Ghana has been shot dead by an unknown assailant in the Western part of the country. Local media reported that Mark Ofori who is the constituency treasurer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Takoradi, capital of the Western region was killed in his home. He was reportedly shot by the gunman on Wednesday, who fled without taking away any of his property. The politician’s elder brother also sustained gunshot wounds in the process. A security officer who attempted blowing the cover of…

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