Tragedy: Two people die, 8 injured as unidentified attackers set fire to three passenger vehicles in Nyamagabe — RDF

By The Inspirer Staff

Unidentified attackers set fire to three passenger vehicles, killing two civilians and injuring eight on Saturday at 1815 hrs in Cyitabi Sector of Nyamagabe District in Southern Rwanda, Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) has said.

The injured have been taken to Kigeme Hospital for treatment.

According to the Military Spokesperson, Lt Col Innocent Munyengango, the RDF is pursuing the attackers who fled into Nyungwe Forest:

“We have been watching the situation in this area for some time now and have a good idea of who is behind today’s incident. We are in pursuit of the attackers and action will be taken against those responsible,” he was quoted as saying in a press release issued by RDF.

The RDF reassures the public that the road is now clear and safe for all traffic

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Elias Hakizimana

Elias Hakizimana, CEO&Founder of The Inspirer Ltd,( is a professional Rwandan Journalist with Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Communication, received from University of Rwanda’s College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) in 2014. He served various media houses in Rwanda including Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) in 2013 and became passionate with English Online and Print Media Publications where he exercised his talent as a Freelance News Reporter for The New Times, The Independent, The Rwanda Focus, Panorama and more before he became a Self-Entrepreneur as the CEO and Founder of The Inspirer Limited in early 2017.

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