BURUNDI ARMY GENERAL DECLARES COUP, STATE HOUSE SURROUNDED BY SOLDIERS

BREAKING NEWS: A Burundi army general says senior officers are “dismissing” President Nkurunziza, amid unrest over his re-election bid.

Godefroid Niyombareh announced that a national salvation committee had been set up to run the country.
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However, it is not clear how much support he and the other officers have. Meanwhile state house is surrounded with soldiers

President Nkurunziza is currently at a summit in Tanzania discussing his decision to run for a third term, which critics say is unconstitutional.