Burundi army: 87 people killed in Friday violence

December 12, 2015 4:07 PM

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BUJUMBURA, Burundi — A Burundian army official in says 87 people were killed in violence Friday when three military installations were attacked by armed men.

Army spokesman Col. Gaspard Baratuza said Saturday eight security officers were among those killed and 21 others wounded in the fighting. Baratuza said forces arrested 45 members of the unidentified group that attacked the military installations.

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