March 23 2007

Explosions damage SOS Children's Village houses in Mozambique

23/03/2007 - Explosions from a military ammunition storage dump killed more than 70 and injured more than 200 yesterday near the SOS Children's Village Maputo, Mozambique. Fallout from the explosions completely destroyed one family house at the SOS Children's Village and caused damage to other houses and administration facilities. SOS Children's Villages Mozambique representatives confirmed there were no injuries to children or co-workers.

Child from SOS Children's Village Maputo - Photo: SOS Archives