A gunman was shot dead in front of the French embassy in Dar es Salaam, the commercial capital of Tanzania, after two policemen were killed in an attack by the gunman.
Bloomberg News Agency quoted Police Inspector General Simon Siro on Wednesday as telling reporters that he did not yet know the motive behind the gunman’s attack, nor his identity. (3) Two policemen with two rifles he was carrying.
In this context, the Chargé d’Affairs at the Sudanese Embassy in Tanzania alerted the Sudanese community to the necessity of staying away from the surroundings of events and directed not to move unless necessIG while carrying passports and national identity.
Videos posted on social media showed that the gunman, who was in possession of at least two automatic firearms, engaged in a gunfight with policemen.
It does not appear that the gunman was targeting passing vehicles and pedestrians along the busy “Ali Hassan Moeeni” road, which witnessed the incident.
The French embassy building is located across from the former US embassy in Dar es Salaam, which al-Qaeda blew up 23 years ago in an attack that killed 11 people.