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Burundi Police Accused of Killing Civilians During Raid

Burundian officials say 10 people were killed Tuesday - including a journalist, his family and one policeman - during an attempt to rescue kidnapped police officers in the capital, Bujumbura. Burundian police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye said police launched a rescue operation after gunmen abducted three officers on patrol in the Ngagara neighborhood of northern Bujumbura. “During shooting, criminals used some houses occupied by some families," said Nkurikiye. "Some members...

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