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Burundi Coup: Rival Soldiers Battle For Supremacy

Burundi Coup: Rival Soldiers Battle For Supremacy

Burundi Coup: Rival Soldiers Battle For Supremacy

Rival groups of soldiers in Burundi are battling for control of the capital Bujumbura amid confusion over the success of an attempted coup. There is heavy fighting at the state radio building, where broadcasts have been going on and off air. Witnesses say soldiers loyal to President Pierre Nkurunziza controlled key areas, including the airport, while coup leaders insist that they remain in charge of the country. The unrest began when Nkurunziza announced he was

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