Congo: Accidental explosion kills hundreds

Associated Press
This video image made from DRTV shows a cloud of smoke rising into the sky as blasts rocked Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo Sunday March 4, 2012 after a weapons depot caught fire.  Officials in the Congo said an unknown numbers of people were killed and wounded and some 2,000 people were forced to flee their homes. The explosions shook houses in Brazzaville and echoed across the Congo River to the capital of the neighboring country.   (AP Photo/DRTV)  REPUBLIC OF CONGO OUT

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Reports claim over 200 people have been killed in several massive explosions that took place at an arms dump in Brazzaville, the Democratic Republic of Congo capital. Sunday March 4, 2012.

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