An injured man is wheeled to hospital in Bujumbura, Burundi, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Gildas Ngingo)
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Burundian anti-government protesters began a two-day truce Saturday after almost a month of deadly violence triggered by the president's bid for a third term culminating in a deadly grenade attack Friday.Late Friday, attackers hurled two grenades into a crowd at a central market in Burundi's capital, killing three people and wounding 40 .The attack -- the first of its kind to deliberately target a civilian crowd -- followed some of the heaviest pushes by security forces to end weeks of demonstrations by thousands of protesters demanding President Pierre Nkurunziza step down.Nininahazwe said that talks between the protesters, opposition parties and government had been taking place this week.Opposition and rights groups say that Nkurunziza's bid for a third five-year term violates the constitution and conditions of a peace deal that ended a 13-year civil war in 2006 .
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