Sporadic gunfire, explosions in Burundi's capital after attempted military coup

May 14, 2015 6:26 AM

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BUJUMBURA, Burundi – Sporadic gunfire is being heard in the Burundian capital, a day after an army general announced he had ousted President Pierre Nkurunziza.

Loud explosions were also heard Thursday in the center of Bujumbura, which has been the scene of unrest and daily protests stemming from Nkurunziza's controversial bid for a third term.

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