Burundi: 26 Killed in Attack on Village, Days Before Controversial Referendum

HeadlineMay 14, 2018

In the East African nation of Burundi, at least 26 people were killed in an attack on a small village in the northwest part of the country Friday. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. It came only days before this week’s controversial referendum over whether to allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to stay in power until 2034.

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