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UNICEF: Attack on Bujumbura School a Senseless Tragedy

The outgoing UNICEF representative in Burundi says this past week's attack on a school in the capital, Bujumbura, is a senseless tragedy. On his last day of service, Johannes Wedenig told VOA Saturday the grenade attack on the Day of the African Child school, which wounded a 15-year-old boy, "is a deplorable assault on a place that should always be safe for every child." UNICEF said the ongoing political unrest in Burundi should not get in the way of protecting children,...

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