Second day of protests in Burundi against president, activists say 5 dead

April 27, 2015 8:00 AM

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Second day of protests in Burundi against president, activists say 5 dead

BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Protesters took to the streets in Burundi for a second day on Monday after activists said at least five people were killed in unrest a day earlier triggered by the president's plan to run for a third term, a move critics say violates the constitution.

"The fight continues," protesters chanted in the Musaga district of the capital Bujumbura. A Reuters witness saw about 200 people demonstrating and tires being burned.

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