Burundi capital tense following killing of a feared general who was the president's key ally

August 3, 2015 9:01 AM

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BUJUMBURA, Burundi – Gunfire rang out in Burundi's capital Sunday night following the killing of a feared military general who was a close ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

Nkurunziza, who was re-elected last month, said in a televised address that he had ordered the police to find Lt. Gen. Adolphe Nshimirimana's killers within 10 days.

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