Two people were killed and 84 injured on Sunday, June 26, in a grenade blast in Antananarivo. There was mass gathering at the municipal stadium of Mahamasina on the occasion of the 57th independence anniversary of Madagascar.
International media report that the two victims, two teenagers aged 16 and 18 respectively, were in the blast zone. The injured received care at the University Hospital of Antananarivo.
According to Malagasy authorities, the attack has not yet been claimed. However, an inquiry has been started by the local police. Note that the last attack goes back to January 2014.
The Malagasy government has promised severe sanctions against the perpetrators of violent acts for political reasons.