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Gunmen kill 7 in Burundi capital bar attack: mayor

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Published Nov 8, 2015, 9:04 pm IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 4:43 am IST
The killings took place late on Saturday
Representational image. (Photo: PTI/File)
 Representational image. (Photo: PTI/File)

Nairobi:  Gunmen have shot dead at least seven people in an attack on a bar in the Burundi capital, forcing them lie on the ground before executing them, government officials said on Sunday.

"It was an execution... they killed seven and wounded two," said Freddy Mbonimpa, the mayor of the capital Bujumbura.

 

The killings took place late on Saturday, ahead of ahead of a deadline for civilians to hand over weapons, as part of a crackdown to stamp out resistance to the president.

 

 

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