Heavy gunfire heard at Burundi’s national broadcaster
Tuesday August 4 2015
A lone police officer runs in the direction of the old market in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura August 2 2015. Heavy gunfire was heard near Burundi’s state broadcaster RTNB on Tuesday. PHOTO | LANDRY NSHIMIYE | AFP
The head of RNTB security was attacked by unknown armed men a few minutes to noon, making him the second victim in less than 24 hours in what is appearing to be targeted attacks.
Last night, renowned human rights activist Pierre Claver Mbonimpa was injured by unknown gunmen near his home in the capital, Bujumbura.