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Burundi General Announces Coup

Burundian Godefroid Niyombare said Wednesday he had deposed President Pierre Nkurunziza for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office, and was working with civil society groups to form a transitional government.
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People greet soldiers as they celebrate in Bujumbura, May 13, 2015. Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi's capital to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office, a Reuters witness said.
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People greet soldiers as they celebrate in Bujumbura, May 13, 2015. Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi's capital to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office, a Reuters witness said.

People greet soldiers as they celebrate in Bujumbura, Burundi, May 13, 2015.
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People greet soldiers as they celebrate in Bujumbura, Burundi, May 13, 2015.

People celebrate in a street in Bujumbura, May 13, 2015.
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People celebrate in a street in Bujumbura, May 13, 2015.

Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi's capital of Bujumbura to celebrate, May 13, 2015, after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office, a Reuters witness said.
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Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi's capital of Bujumbura to celebrate, May 13, 2015, after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office, a Reuters witness said.

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