Burundi mourns victims of armed attack in Cibitoke province

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Burundi held a funeral for victims of the Cibitoke attack, after an armed group killed 26 people in the country’s northwestern province on Friday. The attack came just days before a constitutional referendum that should allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to remain in power up to 2034.

Pascal Barandagiye, Burundi’s Interior Minister said: “We want to reassure you once again that these attackers will be arrested and punished because this is an inhumane act. We will punish them and their sponsors …

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