Two killed in grenade explosions in Burundi's commercial capital

Source: Xinhua| 2021-05-26 05:57:29|Editor: huaxia
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BUJUMBURA, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Two people were killed and several others were injured in grenades explosions that happened on Tuesday evening in Burundi's commercial capital Bujumbura, the Burundian security ministry said.

"One person died on the spot and another one died after being evacuated in a health facility due to grenades blasted by terrorists around 7 p.m. (5 p.m. GMT) in Bujumbura's city center," the ministry said in a tweet, adding that one of the terrorists was injured by his grenade and was arrested.

Eyewitnesses told Xinhua that two grenades were blasted at the main bus station in Bujumbura city center, while another one was blasted near a market in Ngagara neighborhood in northern Bujumbura. Enditem