The bomb was first seen by children passing by the home to go with their classmate to school.
The executive secretary of Rugerero sector, Nkurunziza Faustin has said that security officials rushed to take away the bomb.
“The bomb was seen by children on Thursday morning at the home of a resident called Gasana. Members of the family alerted us and rushed to the scene. Security officials have taken away the bomb. We are still investigating to establish the origin of the bomb,” he said.
Nkurunziza appealed on residents to avoid approaching discovered military equipment but rather inform officials to remove them before causing damages.
As per sources from residents, Rugerero sector was among red zones for infiltrating EX-FAR forces in 1998 that frequented and threatened security in the area.
Another bomb was found in the area on 8th June 2020 in Buranga village, Basa cell Rugerero sector.