Three members of Burundi ruling party killed in grenade attack

Three men have been killed after an identified suspect threw a grenade into a house in Burundi's capital, Bujumbura.

It is believed that the deceased are members of the National Council for the Defense of Democracy–Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD).

This is part of an ongoing unrest in the country which has seen at least 700 people killed in violent clashes between opposition party and ruling party.

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