Bolivia is shaken by 2 explosions that kill 12 people

Street market fire in Lagos caused explosions in adjacent military base, leaving 1’100 dead, in 2007. (Source: BBC News)

Children returned to school Thursday and nervous adults tried to get back to normal after being stunned by two deadly explosions during this mining city’s exuberant Carnival celebrations.

People remained on edge as authorities sought explanations for the two blasts in normally peaceful Bolivia. A crater gouged into the ground at one site and splintered chairs scattered on a nearby street provide grim reminders of the 12 people killed and 50 injured. Continue reading.