Burundi lawmaker 'assassinated' in the capital: Authorities

July 13, 2016 12:55 PM

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KIGALI, Rwanda – A senior Burundian member of the East African Legislative Assembly was shot dead Wednesday in what authorities called an assassination amid the country's political unrest.

Police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye said Hafsa Mossi was killed in the capital, Bujumbura, by two unknown gunmen who had trailed her from her home.

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