Eighty seven people killed during day of clashes in Burundi capital -army

by Reuters
Saturday, 12 December 2015 16:40 GMT

NAIROBI, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Eighty seven people were killed on Friday in a day of clashes in the Burundian capital, the army said, including four police officer and four soldiers.

Army spokesman Gaspard Baratuza said 79 attackers were killed and 45 others were captured when gunmen attacked three military sites in Bujumbura.

"Sweep operations have finished now," Baratuza said.

(Writing by Drazen Jorgic; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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