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Burundi Citizens Flee


Heavy gunfire and teargas were fired as police clashed with stone throwing protesters in Burundi’s capital on Tuesday during a demonstration against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term. The growing tensions in Burundi have sent thousands of citizens fleeing their country by the thousands. For more insights into the developing situation in Central Africa, Karin de Gruijl, UNHCR spokesperson joins VOA’s Vincent Makori live via Skype from Geneva, Switzerland.

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