Three killed in Burundi as toll from political violence rises



A ruling party official and two others were killed in a bar in southern Burundi, an official said on Tuesday, as the toll from 18 months of political violence grows.
Unidentified gunmen attacked the bar in Saga village, Rumonge province, at around 8:30 p.m. on Monday evening, regional official Joachim Manirakiza told Reuters.
Manirakiza said a school principal was among the victims.
The African country has been gripped by political strife and conflict since President Pierre Nkurunziza's sought and won a third term in 2015, which opponents said violated the constitution and terms of a peace... read more

 
11 October 2016 in World News, Views: 31
Source: Reuters
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