Armed Gunmen Attack 2 Military Bases In Bujumbura, Burundi Leaving Dozens Dead

ngagaraDecember 11, 2015: Heavily armed gun men attacked a military training base in Ngagara, north of Bujumbura in Burundi and a military training college in the south of the capital in the 0400hrs incident.

The two coordinated attacks have left dozens killed among them the assailants according to senior military sources at the scene.

The attack lasted at least 2 hours and was characterized by heavy gunfire from both sides. At the Ngagara military base, the troops were able to kill all the attackers while the southern attack was repulsed by the military trainees.

These attacks come in the wake of ongoing negotiation talks between the government and the opposition following months of violence geared at working out a ceasefire framework.

(Developing story)

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