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Madagascar: The boss of gendarmes made the point on the investigation of the latest grenade attack in the in the heart of Tananarive




The general division, Richard Ravalomanana, Commander of the gendarmerie in Madagascar is back on the first elements of the investigation following the grenade attack of last Saturday.
 
A few hours after the investiture of the new president Hery Rajaonarimampianina, the explosion made one dead and 40 injured near the Mahamasina stadium where the ceremony was held.
 
The general division, Richard Ravalomanana, explained that the grenade was Russian-made and according to the analyses, the explosive device would be similar to those used in last August and September.
 
In early August a grenade attack at Tsiazotafo on the outskirts of Tananarive had damaged a gas station of the French group Total.
 
At the end September offensive grenade was also launched at the residence of the president of the special electoral court, François Rakoto­zafy, located in the heart of the city of the 67 Ha-North in Tananarive.
 
Division General Richard Ravalomanana, who has promised to bring new elements next week, also said that the track of a political attack is favored by investigators which does not however exclude complicity "of the forces of order ", as reported by the newspaper La Tribune de Madagascar.



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