US Orders Government Personnel Out of Burundi Amid Violence

December 13, 2015 4:44 PM

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The U.S. government is urging its citizens to leave Burundi amid deadly clashes involving military and police.

The State Department says it has ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. officials and the families of personnel, as political violence roils the country in the wake of contested elections and an attempted coup in May.

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