US Issues Travel Warning Following Violence In Burundi

Following fresh violence in Burundi on Friday in Bujumbura that claimed 87 lives, the US State department has advised its citizens against traveling to Burundi.

A daring attack on three military bases on Burundi’s capital by gunmen heightened tensions in the country.

Pierre Nkurunziza’s controversial third term has polarized the country, increasingly pushing the country to the brink as opposition fighters square off with the government.

Tens of thousands are fleeing the country even as America has advised Americans in Burundi to leave immediately.

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