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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Hutu Rebels Attack

BUJUMBURA, Burundi () -- Hutu rebels launched a major attack on an army garrison and local government headquarters in northwestern Burundi on Tuesday, killing many people including the local administrator, an army spokesman said.

Lieutenant Colonel Isaie Nibizi said fighting was continuing at Gahombo commune between Kayanza and Ngozi towns, and the Tutsi-dominated army was pouring reinforcements into the area.