Protesters Storm Burkina Faso Parliament; Gunfire Near Presidential Palace

October 30, 2014 11:57 AM

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Gunfire is reported near Burkina Faso's presidential palace, after hundreds of protesters stormed parliament and set fire to the building.

Thursday's unrest happened as lawmakers prepared to vote on a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow longtime President Blaise Compaore to run for another term.

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